The annual Cannes Film Festival played host to the official unveiling of the eagerly awaited trailer of Brillstein Entertainment Partner’s (Academy Award winning film 12 Years A Slave) latest biopic ‘The Black Prince’. Media from around the globe descended upon the India Pavilion to catch a glimpse of the award winning movie, directed by Hollywood filmmaker Kavi Raz, as it prepares to take the big screen by storm when it releases worldwide on 21st July 2017.
Unveiling the trailer was the multi-gifted sufi singer, composer and song-writer, Satinder Sartaaj, who makes his eagerly anticipated acting debut in and as The Black Prince. For his role, Satinder Sartaaj has already been awarded the ‘Best Newcomer’ Award at the London Independent Film Festival and the ‘Best Debut’ Award at the Accolade Global Film Competition held in San Diego, California. He was joined by one of the core team members of the production team Asa Singh Dhaliwal.
The event was hosted by Natasha Mudhar of Sterling Media, the company handling the international PR and Marketing for The Black Prince. Satinder Sartaaj and Asa Sing Dhaliwal addressed the international media in attendance speaking about their experience and drive to bring the story of the life and legacy of the last King of Punjab to the silver screen. Expressing the passion behind the production, Asa Singh Dhaliwal said:
“The story of The Black Prince was something which had to be told but was never told. Therefore we wanted to show the world at least now, about one of the forgotten giants from India who truly shaped the independence movement from outside of India”.
‘The Black Prince’ comprises an ensemble of leading stars. Satinder Sartaaj is joined by acting stalwarts including Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch) as Dr. Login, the foster parent for the Maharajah, English stage, screen actress Amanda Root (The Iron Lady), who portrays the bold role of Queen Victoria; and veteran actress Shabana Azmi (City of Joy) as Rani Jindan, the exiled King’s mother. The film also features Keith Duffy, David Essex OBE, Canadian actor Rup Magon in supporting roles.
The trailer had already garnered over 1 Million views within just a few hours of its launch at the festival.
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‘The Black Prince’ releases internationally in cinemas on 21st July 2017.