Shikara Trailer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra revisits the Kashmiri Pandit exodus
Untold story of Kashmiri Pandits, Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Shikara’ trailer is out now!
Bringing back the untold story of Kashmiri pandits from the pages of history, Vidhu Vinod Chopra films have released the trailer of the much-awaited film, Shikara. The trailer stars Aadil Khan as Shiv Kumar Dhar and Sadia as Shanti Dhar, giving us the layers of blooming romance in the conflict-ridden state of Kashmir of the year 1990. The film is filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s tribute to his mother and was launched at an event in Mumbai today.
Check out the trailer here:
The trailer of the film begins with Shiv and Shanti, a couple in their abode where just in a moment, the discomfort starts to brew. The violence erupts on 19 January 1990, as the director brings the story to us around Kashmiri pandits and their sufferings during the exodus. Highlighting how the threats became the message for the community, militancy became an important reason and the fact how 4 lakh Indians had to flee their homes as they continue to live as refugees, Shikara presents an engulfing and gripping trailer.
Marking their first, the lead actors Aadil Khan as Shiv Kumar Dhar and Sadia as Shanti Dhar look promising and build the intrigue with their portrayal. The trailer definitely serves the potent dose of history, reality, curiosity and thrilling storyline. After the motion poster that was released earlier, the trailer has piqued the interests of the audience with its enchanting weave.
Shikara, a film by Vidhu Vinod Chopra will be hitting the screens on 7th February 2020. Presented by Fox Star Studios. Produced by Vinod Chopra Productions and co-produced by Fox star studios.