Qissa – The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost (2013)
Directed By – Anup Singh
Written By – Anup Singh, Madhuja Mukherjee
Starring – Irrfan Khan, Tillotoma Shome, Tisca Chopra, Rasika Duggal
Genre – Drama, Historical
Running Time – 110 Minutes
Here are the reasons why you should watch ‘Qissa – The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost’
- An Indo-German production, ‘Qissa’ is a tale set during the partition of 1947, that gave rise to two countries- India and Pakistan.
- It’s the story of Umber Singh, who desperately seeks a male child, after three of his earlier children are born as girls.
- Upon the birth of the fourth girl, the father in a state of self-denial, proclaims it as a boy and fosters as one.
- As the girl, disguised as a boy grows up, her struggle with her identity begins to mirror Umber’s desperation.
- Premiered at the TIFF 2013, this film received glowing reviews from critics all around.
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