Directed by Tabrez Noorani, Love Sonia, the story of an Indian village girl who gets caught in the cuff of prostitution is set to shock us and give us an outdoor view on the unforgiving truths of the world. The film which has traveled to many international festivals is releasing in theaters, today!
Here are 5 compelling reasons why you should definitely watch Love Sonia:
1. Hard-hitting Story
Love Sonia tells the story of two sisters, Sonia (Mrunal) and Preeti (Riya) whose lives change after their poor farmer father, (Adil Hussain) sell off Preeti to a procurer due to poverty. Sonia, who loves her sister dearly, moves to Mumbai in search of her and gets trapped in the vicious world of human trafficking herself.
2. Grey Characters
Every character in the film is well thought of and explored further to bring in elements of change and perspective. Unlike other mainstream films, there are no good guys or bad guys in Love Sonia. In fact, each character lies somewhere in between black and white shades, portraying grey layers of qualities that one will find quite difficult to judge.
3. Excellent Cinematography
Every part of the film is shot in actual locations whether it is the town towards the north of Maharashtra where Sonia’s family resides or the brothel where Sonia ends up in Mumbai’s red light area. Every scene, every frame, and every shot is thoroughly given texture too, in order to bring out the reality of the plot.
4. Extensive Research and Direction
Tabrez Noorani’s direction has really played an important role in making the film leave an impact on the audience. It took 13 years for him and David Womark to turn this hard-hitting story into reality. The detailing of the research done by the two producers reflects in every part of the film and will definitely leave you stunned and surprised by the harsh realism.
5. Reality Check
Love Sonia is an Independent film that has received massive support and appreciation worldwide. There’s a really strong message that lies right in the heart of the film. The real story of a young girl’s fight for survival and the exposure to the social evil that prevails in the society we live in is unsurprisingly true.
Catch Love Sonia in theatres near you now!
The film has a strong ensemble cast starring Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Rajkummar Rao, Sai Tamhankar, Adil Hussain, Anupam Kher, Demi Moore, Mark Duplass with Freida Pinto and introducing Mrunal Thakur and Riya Sisodia.
Directed by Tabrez Noorani, Love Sonia is produced by Tamasha Talkies, David Womark, and Tabrez Noorani. Presented by Samraaj Talkies in association with India Take One Productions, Cinemantra Entertainment, Media Dynasty Consulting Group and Prime Focus Group, the film is slated to release on 14th September 2018.