The official trailer of FDC’s international co-production, Qissa, The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost a Punjabi language feature film by Anup Singh, starring Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome and Rasika Dugal among others has released.
The film has been received well in the International Film Festivals all over for its unique story and performances.
Qissa, The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost is now set to release in India on February 20, 2015 simultaneously across select theatres, on NFDC’s VOD site www.cinemasofindia.com
The story of the film:
Uprooted by the religious violence that came with partition in 1947, Umber and his family move to a safer locale attempting to forge a new life for his family while keeping their true identities a secret from their community by bringing up his fourth daughter as a son. It is here that the story takes a remarkable turn. History and folklore come together in this tale set in the aftermath of the Partition of India. As Umber’s daughter is raised as a boy, the characters are propelled with greater and greater urgency towards their inevitable fates.