Set in the Chambal valley, the film follows the story of a legion of dreaded, warring dacoits who once terrorized the Indian heartlands.


Abhishek Chaubey


Sudip Sharma (screenplay), Sudip Sharma (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Lakhna
Bhumi Pednekar ... Indu
Ashutosh Rana ... Virender Singh Gujjar
Ranvir Shorey ... Vakil Singh
Manoj Bajpayee ... Man Singh
Khushiya Khushiya ... Sonchiriya
Ram Naresh Diwakar Ram Naresh Diwakar ... Natthi
Mahesh Balraj ... Bhoora
Gagandev Riar Gagandev Riar ... Khalifa (as Gagan Dev Riar)
Harish Khanna ... Kok Singh
Shreedhar Dubey ... Badlu Singh
Sampa Mandal Sampa Mandal ... Phuliya
Dev Chauhan Dev Chauhan ... Beni Ram
Jatin Sarna ... Ratan Singh
Vijay Kumar Vijay Kumar ... Chain Singh


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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Films crew members consisted of people who were one times Dacoit in the region where the film was shot. See more »


Vocals by Rekha Bhardwaj
Lyrics by Varun Grover
Music by Vishal Bhardwaj
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Dark !! Deep !! Slow
2 March 2019 | by vikramjit490See all my reviews

Perfect in every field however, mature audience can only understand Sonchiriya.

Must watch with patience

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1 March 2019 (India) See more »

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$60,170, 3 March 2019

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