31st October | UK Premiere
Director: Shivaji Lotan Patil Starring: Soha Ali Khan, Vir Das. Run time: 109 mins | Recommended Certificate: 15 Language: Hindi /Punjabi with English subtitles | Year: 2015 | Country: India
A roller-coaster ride of a film based on real events. On 31st October 1984, the Prime Minister of India is assassinated by her Sikh security guards. Local politicians use this incident to spark public hatred towards the whole Sikh community. Devender Singh (Vir Das), and his loving family are suddenly trapped in their house as their city is ripped apart. Neighbours betray and turn on each other, death stalks the streets and the city burns, but through this anarchic chaos courage and and humanity makes a stand as Devender’s family and their trusted friends risk everything to make a bid to escape. Vir Das and Soha Ali Khan give intense performances in this must see drama.
Contains some scenes of violence.
Shivaji Lotan Patil