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Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, starring Pankaj Tripathi, gets a release date

Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, starring Pankaj Tripathi, will be released in theatres on June 24. Sherdil, written and directed by five-time National Award winner Srijit Mukherji, also stars Neeraj Kabi and Sayani Gupta.

Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, starring Pankaj Tripathi, gets a release date
Image credit: Reliance Entertainment

Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga release date – Bollywood as a genre has outdone itself with its fantastic releases in recent months. Thanks to that, we adore watching Hindi movies at the theaters once again (post-pandemic).

With great direction and screenplay alongside an outstanding choice of cast, every Bollywood film, whether in cinemas or on the OTT platform, has been a work of art on its own. 

Recently, T-Series and Reliance Entertainment have collaborated with Match Cut Productions for a dark satire titled ‘Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga.’ Inspired by true events, this film is scheduled to be released on June 24, 

The film is written and directed by National Award winner Srijit Mukherji. Srijit’s films have received critical praise not just at Indian film festivals but also at notable worldwide events such as the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California, Abu Dhabi International Film Festival, MIAAC Film Festival in New York, Glasgow International Film Festival, and London Indian Film Festival, among others.

CAST

Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, starring Pankaj Tripathi, gets a release date
Image credit: Reliance Entertainment

The film stars fine actors such as Pankaj Tripathi who is known for some amazing roles in shows like Mirzapur, Gunjan Saxena, Mimi, and many others. He will be in this film alongside Neeraj Kabi and Sayani Gupta in other promising roles. 

Pankaj Tripathi took to Instagram yesterday and shared some pictures from the film announcing its release date. And, we must acknowledge that it does look promising. 

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THEME

According to the creators, the film would depict an “insightful narrative about the negative impacts of urbanization, man-animal conflict, and poverty leading to an unusual practice in a community on the edge of a forest.”

“Sherdil – The Pilibhit Saga” is Mukherji’s second Hindi film succeeding the 2017 period drama “Begum Jaan,” featuring Vidya Balan. 

Mukherji stated, “I am delighted to rejoin Reliance Entertainment to film ‘Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga.’” The real-life incidence of tragic activities in the communities near the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve motivated me. I knew I needed to use it in my next film.”

He further added, “It takes immense effort to devote one’s life to rescue one’s family,” adds, “the film concentrates around this heroism with an emphasis on the battle between man and nature.” This is a very personal issue for me, and, I hope it elicits similar feelings in the audience.” Gulshan Kumar, T-Series Film, and Reliance Entertainment present ‘Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga,’ produced by Bhushan Kumar, Reliance Entertainment, and Match Cut.

It is a delight to witness Bollywood make so many different films on social issues that highlight the struggles of everyday life, injustice, and other social evils in society. Earlier legendary films like Lagaan, Peepli Live, Citylights, and Swades have already showcased the struggles of poverty, village struggles, and several social issues. 

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From this social-centric Pankaj Tripathi starrer to films like Nikamma Starring (Shirly Setia, Shilpa Shetty, Abhimanyu Dassani, and Jug Jugg Jeeyo starring Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, 

June appears to have some enjoyable flicks lined up to release one after another. We simply can not wait to sit back with a fresh tub of popcorn and relive “dhamaal” about all these new releases.

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Sweta Choudhury is an Entertainment News Analyst and Content Writer at Empire Weekly. She is a journalism and mass communication student at Amity University, Noida.

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