Star cast of Sadda Haq, a movie about Punjab during militancy, in city
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The star cast of Sadda Haq, a Punjabi movie by OXL Films on Punjab during the militancy days of 1980s and 90s, was in the city on Thursday ahead of the movie release on April 5.
The star cast — Kuljinder Singh Sidhu, Pramod Mathoo, Gaurav Kakkar, Dhriti Saharan and Himanshi —said the movie would give a message to the Punjabis and would raise a bar for the Punjabi cinema.
Dinesh Sood, actor and producer of the film, said, "The aim of the movie is to inform and create awareness among the youth about what happened in Punjab during those days. Through the film we want to clear the misunderstanding between Hindu and Sikh population, and to inform them about what actually happened and what facts the government presented to the people."
Kuljinder Singh Sidhu, co-producer and lead actor, said, "The movie, my dream project, says 'history repeats itself' which means that the youth should be informed of the reality. Otherwise, terrorism can revive."
Sadda Haq is the story of a hockey player, Kartar Singh Bazz, whose circumstances weighed down his passion for the game and compelled him to be a militant instead. It is a story of many aspiring young people of those times whose desires were encountered with the prevailing circumstances.
According to Sood, the movie will also be released in the UK apart from Punjab, Chandigarh, Mumbai and Delhi on April 5.
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