The story of Sonchiriya is set in the 1970s showcasing a small town ruled and dominated by dacoits. Multiple gangs fight over the struggle to attain power. The cast dons fierce avatars in sync with the theme of the film.
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey, and Ashutosh Rana in lead roles, Sonchiriya presents tale set in the era of dacoits.
Sonchiriya is shot in the remote areas and villages where there were no basic facilities available. The cast and crew included 400 hundred people and it became a point of difficulty for the makers. A lot of things were considered to perfect the authenticity as it was required to get the raw and rustic vibes.
Since the story is set in the Chambal district the characters learrned the Bundelkhand dialect and to prep and get the fluency the cast was insisted to converse in that language on set, even during the breaks.
Paan Singh and Bandit Queen were based on real life people but 'Son Chiriya' is a completely fictional film which intersects with the lives of some people who did exist.
Sonchiriya promises to be a power packed action film giving a glimpse of the glorious years if dacoits in central India.
Shot in the valleys of Madhya Pradesh, Sonchiriya presents an ensemble cast with an intriguing storyline.
Directed by Abhishek Chaubey who has earlier presented 'Udta Punjab' and 'Ishiqiya', 'Sonchiriya' presents a rooted tale set in Chambal.