Upcoming film ‘31st October’ starring Vir Das and Soha Ali, which revolves around the aftermath of the assassination of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, was screened at the Vancouver International Film Festival and the film reportedly impressed everyone at the festival, who couldn’t stop gushing about it.
Set in Delhi, ‘31st October’ is the story of a Sikh family, which gets trapped in a riot-affected part of the Capital after Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards, which leads to savage anti-Sikh riots. The film, an edge-of-the-seat thriller was praised for being gritty, thrilling and heart-rending. The Vancouver International Film Festival website states,
“Torn from history, made with urgency and passion, vital for Indian culture but meant to move the world.”
Written and produced by Harry Sachdeva under the banner Magical Dreams Productions Pvt Ltd, ’31st October’, which has been directed by Shivaji Lotan Patil, is slated to release on October 30.