If you’re a sucker for quality cinema and mainstream Bollywood films are not your cup of tea, A Death In The Gunj is definitely one film you’ve been eagerly waiting for. With an impressive cast and a trailer that left us intrigued and longing for more, this is one film you definitely do not want to miss. A Death In The Gunj finally hits screens in India this Friday on 2nd July, 2017 and we tell you everything you need to know about this dramatic-thriller set in 1978 McCluskieganj, Jharkhand before you book your tickets for it this week.
The directorial debut of Konkona Sen Sharma
Konkona Sen has given us some fine performances and now marks her first venture as a director with this film which takes inspiration from one of her father’s short stories and true events.
The talent-packed star cast
The film brings together some of the industries finest actors like Vikrant Massey, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, Tanuja, Tillotama Shome and the late Om Puri. If this list of fine actor’s does not get you excited, we don’t know what will.
The rave reviews it has received
The film has been making the rounds of several film festivals and has received largely positive reviews. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year and was also screened at the Buscan and Mumbai Film Festivals winning many accolades.
The picturesque location
Shot in the hilly town of McCluskieganj in Jharkhand, the film manages to capture the town’s old school charm.
After all the global acclaim the film has received, we’re so stoked the film is finally hitting the big screens this week. Continue to watch this space for our review of A Death In The Gunj.
You can also watch the trailer of the film right here.