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Love Sonia trailer: Rajkummar Rao, Mrunal Thakur, Demi Moore tell the story of a sex trafficking victim

The first trailer for Tabrez Noorani’s Love Sonia is out and it tells the heart-wrenching story of a girl caught in the web of sex trafficking.

bollywood Updated: Aug 23, 2018 13:17 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Love Sonia,Rajkummar Rao,Mrunal Thakur
Frienda Pinto in a still from Love Sonia. She plays a sex worker in the film.

Bollywood director Karan Johar has shared the first trailer for Tabrez Noorani’s highly anticipated film, Love Sonia. The film, which boasts of a stellar star cast of Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Richa Chadha, Freida Pinto, Anupam Kher and Demi Moore, also marks the movie debut of television actor, Mrunal Thakur. She will also be seen opposite Hrithik Roshan in Super 30.

Love Sonia is a gritty and heart-wrenching story of a young girl caught in the ugly web of sex trafficking. Mrunal plays Sonia who goes to Mumbai in search of her sister but is instead sold into prostitution. She is then trafficked to ta faraway land where evil men and women sell her body and virginity to the highest bidder. Richa and Frieda play sex workers in the film, Anupam plays the man who buys Sonia’s sister from her father, Manoj plays the man who runs the prostitution ring, Rajkummar is the man who wants to save Sonia and Demi Moore is the woman who shall finally set her free.

Watch the Love Sonia trailer here:

In a recent interview to IANS, Manoj said he hopes the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) clears Love Sonia without cutting any portion of the film. “Love Sonia is based on women trafficking and I hope our censor board passes that film as soon as possible and for that, I would like to urge the censor board to not cut any portion of that film because women trafficking is a very big issue of our society and it’s a horrific crime,” Manoj said.

He thinks the team has made a really good film. “Lots of my friends who are directors and have watched it have appreciated the film. Lots of people have seen it at international film festivals,” he said.

“I remember when Demi Moore watched this film in Los Angeles, she wasn’t able to speak for two to three hours after watching it. So that kind of impression... this film leaves on the mind of the audience,” he added. It is scheduled to release on September 14.

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First Published: Aug 23, 2018 13:17 IST