Actress Kalki Koechlin’s upcoming film Margarita With A Straw is an emotional journey of a Cerebral Palsy patient ‘Laila’. The trailer of this inspirational film portrays her life in a delicate yet powerful manner. Launched by none other than the Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan, it is a testimony to the hard work and commitment that has gone into making this film.
Margarita With A Straw has managed to impress everyone across the globe and has won accolades at various film festivals. It has already been showcased at the 19th Busan International Film Festival, 39th Toronto International Film Festival, 2014, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (TBNFF) in Estonia and the Cannes Film Festival amongst others. Aamir Khan was very happy to launch the trailer of this film in India. At the launch he said that his wife Kiran had been praising the film and she inspired him to watch it himself. Aamir said,
“I was just floored with the film, this film makes you cry, makes you laugh, it forces you to think. It leaves you at the end in a celebratory mood. It inspires you, makes you feel good. It’s a lovely story and well made film.”
This inspirational trailer features actress Kalki Koechlin and Revathy amongst others as they bring their characters to life. Addressing death, gender identity and disabilities, it is a perfect blend of innocence, humor and seriousness. Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Jakhotia Group, Ishan Talkies and ADAPT, and directed by the acclaimed Shonali Bose. The movie is slated to release on April 17, 2015