Alia Bhatt’s mom Soni Razdan’s ‘No Fathers In Kashmir’ finally gets a release date
After being banned for 8 long months by the censor board, audiences pan India will finally get to see ‘No Fathers in Kashmir’. The film made headlines earlier this week when it finally received the UA certificate that it had been fighting for all these months.
Ashvin Kumar who has helmed the project has previously been nominated for an Oscar for his short film, ‘Little Terrorist’ and has won two National Awards for his eye-opening films on Kashmir — ‘Inshallah Football’ and ‘Inshallah Kashmir’. ‘No Fathers in Kashmir‘ is the third film in his ‘Kashmir trilogy’. Themes of hope, peace and humanity runs through all his films so far with his latest offering being within the same emotions.
Besides being its writer and director, Ashvin also stars as one of the lead characters in the film and is joined by stars Soni Razdan, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Anshuman Jha and Maya Sarao. The film is all set to release on April 5, across India.
The makers have now released the first look poster of the film which features the shattered screen of a phone behind which two charismatic blue-eyed, grinning 16-year-olds. The film’s story traces a teenage British Kashmiri, Noor, who re-traces her roots in search of her father.
There she meets Majid, a local boy smitten by her, takes her to a forbidden area near the Indo-Pak border fraught with danger. They stumble upon a dark secret and things go awry when they’re arrested. Noor is soon released with Majid still captive. Having put him into peril how far will Noor go to have Majid released. And can love ever be the same again for these two?
With a bold tagline “Everybody thinks they know Kashmir” the makers are clearly hinting at what is expected from the film and its storyline.
Veteran actress Soni Razdan took to her Instagram and shared the poster of the film.
Speaking about the film’s release and poster launch, director Ashvin Kumar said, “It is a film made for young people all over India to connect with young people all over Kashmir, about the euphoria and hopefulness of being young – an A certificate would keep both these audiences away from each other. Now I am confident kids will come out with their hearts beating for Kashmir”
We are looking forward to watching this film.