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‘Sonchiriya’, ‘Luka Chuppi’ to hit theatres this week, along with ‘Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya’

'Sonchiriya', 'Luka Chuppi' to hit theatres this week, along with 'Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya'

The wait is over as the two much awaited and highly anticipated movies ‘Sonchiriya’ and ‘Luka Chuppi’ along with one other flick ‘GGBB: Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya’, are going to hit theatres this weekend.


The film based on the rebels of Chambal valley will be released on February 8, 2019. The upcoming Indian crime film is directed by Abhishek Chaubey and produced by Ronnie Screwvala.

Sonchiriya‘ is rooted in the era of 70s’ during the emergency period in India. Ashutosh Rana is playing the role of a cop who has been given the task to clean Chambal from the dacoits. Almost all the others are a part of dacoit gangs who are later broken into two groups.

The film also stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi PednekarManoj Bajpayee and Ranvir Shorey in lead characters. Screenplay and the dialogues have been written by Sudip Sharma and the music is given by Vishal Bhardwaj.

The film is full of talented actors and according to biz analyst Taran Adarsh, “Such wonderful talent in one film raises the expectations…”

Luka Chuppi:

The Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon starrer is directed by Laxman Utekar and produced by Dinesh Vijan.

‘Luka Chuppi’ can guarantee the family entertainer as it contains all the top class noted comedy actors in the cast, viz Pankaj Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurrana and Vinay Pathak.

The film explores a journey of a supposed to be arranged marriage, turned to a live-in relationship and then to a love marriage. Kartik and Kriti who met each other through their respective families to arrange marriage, decide to give live-in a shot in order to check their compatibility. The story takes a twist when their family find out and decide to live in with them, unknown to the fact that they are not married.

GGBB: Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya

Satyajit Ray’s fantasy adventure ‘Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne’ is all set to return to theatres in the animated version titled ‘GGBB: Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya’. The classic tale, returning after 50 years, is directed by Shilpa Ranade. The animated film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013.

The synopsis of this animated comedy reads, “Despite their acute ineptness, their passion to sing and play knows no bounds. They meet in the jungle, to where they are banished from their respective villages when the cacophony they create becomes absolutely unbearable. An immediate bond is formed between the two hapless souls, their destinies get entwined and Goopi & Bagha become indispensable to each other, just as the naada to the pajama, the lota to the paani, the gulla to the ras!”

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