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'Love Sonia' to open The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Tabez Noorani's "Love Sonia", featuring Richa Chadha, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, is all set to open the The Bagri Indian Film Festival 2018.

The film, which marks Noorani's directorial debut, will premiere at the festival, considered Europe's largest South Asian film festival.

The film's cast, including actors Mrunal Thakur, and Riya Sisodiya, will also be attending the festival along with Noorani, David Womark, Alkesh Vaja, Resul Pookutty and others.

Inspired by true events, "Love Sonia" is a shocking story of a young Indian village girl whose life is tumultuously and irrevocably changed when she gets entrapped in the global sex trade while trying to save the one person she is closest to, her sister

It also stars Freida Pinto, Anupam Kher, Adil Hussain, "Lion" Sunny Parwar, and

"We were keen to make a project for a global platform which would speak volumes about an issue which is a terrible problem faced by almost every community, and which has not been adequately addressed. This movie attempts to cast light on this issue," said in a statement.

The Bagri Indian Film Festival is dedicated to the celebration of the arts and culture of The ninth edition of the festival will be held in three UK cities - London, and It will run from June 21 to July 1.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 15:55 IST
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