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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

Writers:

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 (in a Special Appearance)
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
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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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Man singh a character in the film bandit queen was also played by Manoj Bajpayee See more »

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Naina Na Maar
Vocals by Sukhwinder Singh & Rekha Bhardwaj
Lyrics by Ashok Mizaj Badr
Music by Vishal Bhardwaj
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Incredible filmmaking. Raw and original.
3 March 2019 | by udbhav-15182See all my reviews

This is one of those few films after watching which, you feel like the urge to watch the movie again. The screenplay, cinematography, direction and acting all deserve an standing ovation. The storyline is captivating with twists at the right moment. This movie would definitely make many laugh and cry within a span of a short time. Must watch and deserves due credit.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sonchiriya See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,170, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$86,765

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$914,565
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