The trailer of Tabrez Noorani’s internationally acclaimed Love Sonia has arrived today.
The film has got standing ovations globally for its soul shaking story about human trafficking. The film also won the Best Indie Film Award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2018.
Love Sonia is a hard-hitting story of a 17 year old girl who risks her life to rescue her sister from a vicious human trafficking network across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles.
Director, Tabrez Noorani who has previously been associated with films like Life Of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty and Slumdog Millionaire adds, “It is incredibly satisfying to be releasing this trailer and the movie in India, where I was born, raised and first started working in the entertainment industry. I am also glad to introduce the extremely talented Mrunal Thakur who has given this film everything.”
Actor, Manoj Bajpayee said, “This film is close to my heart and the story of a young girl on a journey to find her sister is extremely touching.”
Actress, Richa Chadha shares, “Working on this project left a deep impact on me, the story is quite moving and emotional. It’s a story of love, family, the ultimate sacrifice and a triumph of the human spirit. I am proud of the film.”
Actor, Rajkummar Rao expresses, “Love Sonia is a very important story that was needed to be told and I am very happy to be a part of this film.”
Actress, Freida Pinto says, “Human Trafficking has been around for many years, the medium of film is really powerful and when you know there’s a topic that needs attention, it can start to create a global conversation.”
Actress, Mrunal Thakur expresses, “This is probably the best role, team and a film to start up with. I am extremely glad to debut amongst all the talented actors, since its Tabrez’s dream and first project and we all have worked really hard and I really hope that it reaches the world and a lot of girls can be saved. Extremely proud to be associated with the whole team.”
Actress, Sai Tamhalkar shares, “Love Sonia for me wasn’t just a movie; it was an experience. I also learnt what a human being can do to another human being and it gives chills down my spine. I hope this movie reaches to as many people possible and stays with them for the longest time.”
Executive Producer, Shalini Thackeray said, “Love Sonia is a very powerful story and Tabrez uses it very effectively to highlight a social issue relevant globally. The cast and crew have done an amazing job and I am proud to present this film in India.”
Co-Producer, Amar Butala says, “Our film is perhaps the most honest account of the human trafficking nexus. The film has some incredible performances. Love Sonia will shock you.”
CEO, Zee Studios, Shariq Patel shares, “As a studio, we believe in backing stories that need to be told, and support strong content that stays with audiences even after they leave the theatres. We are happy to come on board to release such a powerful story like Love Sonia.”
Producer, David Womark said, “Satyajit Ray, the master filmmaker, said, the ‘ordinary person’ is always the most challenging subject for exploration. In Love Sonia we have the true story of an ‘ordinary person’– who must overcome the most extreme circumstances for her survival.”
Zee Studios will be releasing the film in India. Tamasha Talkies and Samraaj Talkies in association with India Take One Productions, Cinemantra Entertainment and Media & Dynasty Consulting Group Present Love Sonia. The film is Tabrez Noorani’s directorial debut, produced by the Academy Award nominated producer of Life of Pi, David Womark and Tabrez Noorani. Co-produced by Amar Butala and Executive Producers include Shalini Thackeray, Deepak Nayar and Pravesh Sahni. The Dynasty Consulting Group was instrumental in setting up the movie.
The film has a strong ensemble cast including Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Rajkummar Rao, Anupam Kher, Sai Tamhankar, Adil Hussain, Demi Moore, Mark Duplass with Freida Pinto and introducing Mrunal Thakur and Riya Sisodiya. Love Sonia releases on 14th September 2018.