‘Sarbjit’ makers launch their first official trailer
After getting accolades for their series of posters, ‘Sarbjit’ makers released their much awaited, first official trailer today on 14th April, 2016, at a multiplex in Andheri, Mumbai. The grand occasion had the presence of the protagonist Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who essays the role of the heroic sister Dalbir Kaur, Randeep Hooda who plays the titular role of Sarbjit Singh, Richa Chadda who plays Sarbjit’s wife Sukhpreet Kaur and Darshan Kumar who plays the Pakistani lawyer, Awaiz Sheikh.Also present were the director Omung Kumar, producers, Bhushan Kumar, Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshika Deshmukh and Sandeep Singh.
While the posters had a remarkable impact on the audiences mind, the trailer promises to take you through the misery of Sarbjit Singh’s unfortunate incarceration and Dalbir Kaur’s courageous struggle to free her innocent brother. Everybody present at the event was highly moved by the powerful trailer and expressed their excitement to watch the film, which is slated to release on 20th of May 2016.
Produced by Pooja Entertainment and Films Ltd, T-Series and Legend Studios Pvt. Ltd, the film recently wrapped up its shoot, setting a record of completing the entire shoot in just 52 days.
Sarbjit is based on the life of an Indian farmer Sarbjit Singh who was convicted and sentenced to death for terrorism and spying in Pakistan. The film will be narrated through Sarbjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur’s eyes who went door to door, knocking for her brother’s justice and freedom for 23 yrs.
Talking about the launch of the first official trailer, director Omung Kumar said “It is a very special film for me as it is about something that i was immensely moved with. The story is known to all but, putting it on to a film and keeping it as real as it was indeed was a challenge. I am happy that everyone who has worked on the film have given their best and done full justice to their respective roles. I hope the trailer embarks a thirst to know more about Dalbir and Sarbjit's tragic story and somehow eventually make a difference in each and everyone's life.”