The first looks of Randeep Hooda and Aishwarya Rai for their upcoming project ‘Sarabjit’ were revealed on Twitter. Renowned film critic TaranAdarsh posted pictures of Rai and Hooda on Twitter. The film is a biopic based on the life of Sarabjit Singh, who was an Indian incarcerated in a Pakistani prison. Randeep plays the role of the protagonist Sarabjit Singh while the role of Dalbir Kaur Plays by Aishwarya, Sarabjit’s sister.
- In one of the photos uploaded on Twitter, Aishwarya Rai was clicked alongside Dalbir Kaur.
- Some other photos making rounds of social media showed Aishwarya and Randeep side by side while others showed pictures from shooting set.
- Another post showed Richa Chadha, who will be essay the role of Sukhpreet Kaur, the wife of Sarabjit.
- The project is helmed by Omung Kumar, who had directed ‘Mary Kom’ in 2014.
- The tryst of Omung with biopics is still continuing as we are gearing up for another story which has the capability to shock the audience in a positive way.
- The success of ‘Mary Kom’ has facilitated opportunities to the audience for expecting a cinematic masterpiece.
- The film is supposed to release on May 20.
- The project is to be shot at varied locations across Punjab such as Patiala, Malerkotla, and Amritsar.
- In this film audience is going to witness the miserable plight of prisoners in jails across the border.
- Sarabjit had been imprisoned in a Pakistani prison, and the film shall adequately show what situations he must have been through in there.
- The sister of Sarabjit Singh, whose role is played by Aishwarya, Dalbir Kaur struggled for many years to free her brother.
- All went in vain since Sarabjit was accused of spying for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of India by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
- He was awarded death penalty, but the sentence was consistently postponed by the Pakistani Government.
- Ill fate played foul when Sarabjit was attacked by inmates of the prison he was housed in April 2013. He succumbed to his injuries six days later.
With such an intense background, the story of Sarabjit needs to reach every Indian. The exact impression of the plight of Indian prisoners in Pakistani prisons will find public exposure through this film. There have been considerable efforts from Randeep Hooda in decreasing his weight to 48 kgs.
We can’t wait to see such a formidable cast playing such a controversial subject!