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Nagesh Kukunoor’s Dhanak to release on June 17, 2016


Nagesh Kukunoor’s ‘Dhanak’,which as garned accclaim at festivals all over the world, will now release on June 17, 2016. With ‘Dhanak’, the noted filmmaker completes his human-trilogy after his award-winning films ‘Dor’ and ‘Iqbal’, that captivated the hearts of the audiences with their simple yet heartwarming stories. By bringing to fore the emotional bond shared between a brother and sister, ‘Dhanak’ aims to reinforces the belief that life is beautiful. Having garnered worldwide acclaim and several international awards, ‘Dhanak’, produced by Drishyam Films, revolves around an eight year old boy called Chotu who is visually impaired and his 10-year-old sister Pari who has promised her younger brother that he will be able to see by the time he turns nine. Cheerful, spirited and cheeky, Chotu is the life of his small village in Rajasthan, while Pari is his eyes and his best friend. One fine day, Pari sees a poster of Shahrukh Khan (SRK) appealing to people to donate their eyes, and is convinced that her reel life hero can help her fulfil her promise to her brother. And so Pari sets out with Chotu on a magical road trip through Rajasthan where they encounter a motley bunch of characters.

Written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, ‘Dhanak’ stars Krrish Chhabria and Hetal Gada as the siblings. Set to hit screens across India on June 17, the film will also have a simultaneous release in USA, Dubai and Singapore. Distributed by PVR Pictures, ‘Dhanak’ has been produced by Manish Mundra, Nagesh Kukunoor and Elahe Hiptoola.


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