Raag Desh: Tigmanshu Dhulia's upcoming film will have special screening for the President
Tigmanshu Dhulia's film Raag Desh, which got the honour of launching its trailer in the Parliament has added another feather in its cap. According to a report by DNA, the film will be screened specially for President Pranab Mukherjee before he leaves office as the 13th President of India.
The film has been co-produced by Rajya Sabha Television along with in collaboration with UFO Moviez as its strategic partner for a pan-India release on 28 July. The special screening will be attended by political biggies like Vice President Hamid Ansari, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Prof PJ Kurien to name a few, reports DNA.
Actor Kunal Kapoor who plays one of the leads in the film took to Twitter and posted:
A huge honour for all of us associated with the film 🙏🇮🇳 https://t.co/479vMwPhry
— kunal kapoor (@kapoorkkunal) July 20, 2017
Raag Desh centers on the Red Fort trials of three officers from the Indian National Army (INA), which changed the course of India's freedom struggle.
The officers, Colonel Prem Sehgal, Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon, and Major General Shah Nawaz Khan are played by Mohit Marwah, Amit Sadh and Kunal Kapoor respectively. After being prisoners of war in South East Asian countries, they were captured and imprisoned in the Red Fort.