The Song Of Scorpions: Irrfan Khan, Golshifteh Farahani’s intense first look is out

The Song Of Scorpions is directed by Anup Singh who received worldwide acclaim for his film Qissa that had Irrfan Khan in the lead.
The Song Of Scorpions will be premiered at the Locarno Film Festival.
The Song Of Scorpions will be premiered at the Locarno Film Festival.
Updated on Jul 29, 2017 04:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Not many saw director Anup Singh’s Qissa (2015) in India, but those who did, were completely floored by his magical realism. It’s a film that established Irrfan Khan as a world-class actor. Unconventional storytelling made it one of the finest films made that year.

Now, the duo is returning with another film titled The Song Of The Scorpions. The first look of the film is out and it looks as intense as Qissa.

The poster shows Irrfan Khan and Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani, and melancholy is written all over it. As per media reports, Irrfan is playing a cattle trader in the film that’s set in rural Rajasthan. But more than Irrfan, it’s Farahani’s face that seems to be longing for something.

Her silhouette also enhances the gloomy mood. On the other hand, Irrfan’s face appears hopeful. However, it’s not easy to point out if it’s blazing hope or hope with a tinge of uncertainty.

The crew of the film, shot in the interiors of Rajasthan, is gearing up for a world premiere at Locarno Film Festival in August, 2017.

The film’s, which also has Waheeda Rehman in a pivotal role, India release date hasn’t been announced yet.

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