Movie Of The Day – Qissa – The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost (2013)

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.

Watch the film here –

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