Sony Pictures Networks Productions unveils two new releases for 2018
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks Productions (SPN Productions), the film production arm of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), will two new films in 2018. These are social drama ‘T for Taj Mahal’ and sports biography ‘Soorma’.
Directed by six-time president’s national award winner Kireet Khurana, ‘T for Taj Mahal’ portrays a fascinating journey of social entrepreneurship through a thought-provoking narrative. The film is produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Abis Rizvi.
The cast includes acclaimed names such as Subrat Dutta, Ali Faulkner (Twilight Saga-Breaking Dawn), Bidita Bag (Babumoshai Bandookbaaz) Manoj Pahwa (Hey Ram) and Pitobash (Million Dollar Arm) in pivotal roles.
Rooted in the heartland of India, the film is a relevant and timely story exploring a subject that is a big challenge in the country – the lack of education. After Piku, Azhar, Mubarakan, Poster Boys, the studio is backing yet another content driven film staying true to its aim of presenting stories that engage, evoke and entertain.
Soorma is a 2018 Indian biographical film based on the life of hockey player Sandeep Singh, directed by Shaad Ali. It is produced by Sony Pictures Networks India, The CS Films. The film is produced and distributed by Sony.
Sony Pictures Networks Productions Deputy President & Head Sneha Rajani said, “At Sony Pictures Networks Productions, it is our constant endeavor to deliver films which not only entertain our audience but also evoke thought. With ‘T for Taj Mahal’ we are proud to bring to the screen, yet another quality story. We have always been committed to go beyond the ordinary and back unique stories and Kireet’s film is yet another step in that direction.”
Kireet Khurana said, “T for Taj Mahal’ is an idea that is built on the fact that education is a basic right and that a simple idea could spark a revolution. I truly believe that cinema has the power to start a relevant conversation that can empower lives. I am very grateful to SPNP for believing in the film as they will take this film with a big heart to the very people it was made for.”