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Sonchiriya (2019)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 March 2019 (India)
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Set in the Chambal valley, the film follows the story of a legion of dreaded, warring dacoits who once terrorized the Indian heartlands.

Director:

Abhishek Chaubey

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Abhishek Chaubey (story), Sudip Sharma (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Lakhna
Bhumi Pednekar ... Indumati Tomar
Manoj Bajpayee ... Man Singh
Ranvir Shorey ... Vakil Singh
Ashutosh Rana ... Virender Singh Gujjar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mahesh Balraj ... Bhoora
Vijay Kumar Dogra Vijay Kumar Dogra ... Dr. Bhadoriya
Shreedhar Dubey Shreedhar Dubey ... Badlu Singh
Harish Khanna Harish Khanna ... Kok Singh
Rahul Kumar Ranjan Rahul Kumar Ranjan ... Vikram Mallah
Jatin Sarna
Jaspal Sharma Jaspal Sharma ... Lachchu
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Storyline

This is the story of a group of rebels in Chambal. The year is 1975. The Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, has declared Emergency in the country. Man Singh (Manoj Bajpayee) meanwhile leads a gang in Chambal, a region that more or less is lawless. Vakil Singh (Ranvir Shorey) and Lakhna (Sushant Singh Rajput) are important members of this gang. Man Singh is in need of money to procure new arms. Based on a tip from Lacchu (Jaspal Sharma), he and his men descend to Brahmpuri village. A marriage is taking place in this hamlet where the groom is about to get a huge amount of gold and cash. Man Singh and his gang reaches the marriage venue in order to loot this wealth. However, the cops, led by Virender Gujjar (Ashutosh Rana) ambush the gang. In the tough fight, Man Singh and half of the gang get killed. Vakil, Lakhna and others escape. Vakil, now the leader of the gang, accuses Lakhna of betraying them and calling the cops. Lakhna is fed up of being a rebel and wants to surrender. Meanwhile, ...

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,170, 3 March 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$85,148, 10 March 2019
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Films crew members consisted of people who were one times Dacoit in the region where the film was shot. See more »

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A crisp Karmic Lesson through the rustic ghats of Chambal as the narrative hooks you through a peach of cinematography
1 March 2019 | by tulipwoodlandSee all my reviews

Sonchiriya is a film especially for true Cinema Lovers. It takes us to the wild raw ghats of Chambal with some performances to look forward. Just one thorough request for Cinema Lovers. Don't dare you miss Sonchiriya. Simply Mind-blowing. Sushant is Okayish. Ranvir Shorey is slaying. Manoj Bajpayee as the gang leader is outstanding. Ashutosh Rana is killing it. Bhumi shines with her stellar act. Don't u miss this cinematic piece


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