Breaking News

Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Monday, October 23, 2017

Headline

'The Black Prince' all set to hit screens worldwide in May

Story of Maharaja Dalip Singh

Share on Facebook March 2, 2017, Reporter : Big News Network, Reader : 437

news

New Delhi [India], Mar. 2 (ANI): Based on a true story of Maharaja Dalip Singh, the Hollywood flick 'The Black Prince,' featuring Punjabi singer Satinder Sartaaj and Shabana Azmi, now has a release date as it is scheduled to hit the theatres worldwide on May 19, this year.

The 34-year-old actor-turned-singer, who'll be seen playing the lead role, said that he has high hopes from the movie and is quite excited for the film's release.

"Most of the dialogues in the movie are in English. It has very few dialogues, which are in Punjabi and we are not planning to dub the movie in Punjabi," he told ANI.

Sartaj further revealed that he composed the lyrics of the songs in the film.

The movie will also see Azmi, portraying the role Dalip Singh's mother, Maharani Jind Kaur.

The story focuses on the last king of Sikh kingdom, Maharaja Dalip Sing. After the tragic death of his father, the young king is brought to live amongst the British elite. In an act of defiance of Queen Victoria and all those, he must set off on a journey of self-discovery to reclaim his identity, his faith and the Kingdom of Punjab.

The flick has already been selected in several film festivals all around the globe, mainly Cinequest, Houston World-Fest, Bentonville Film Festival, London Independent film festival and International film festival of South Asia. (ANI)

More Euro Asia news of the month

Photos 35-40pct plunge witnessed in Diwali gifts this year: Survey

New Delhi [India], Oct. 21 (ANI): In sync with the low-key festivities due to economic slowdown and pressure on their balance-sheets,...

Photos India, EU Agree to Tackle Online Extremism, Radicalization

NEW DELHI - The European Union and India agreed Friday to step up cooperation in countering violent extremism and radicalization,...

Photos Deeply frustrating: Kristin Davis on 'Sex and the City 3' getting scrapped

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): A day after his co-star, Sarah Jessica Parker, squashed the reports that said a third movie of the...

Photos Over 169 million IT filers yet to link Pan with Aadhar

New Delhi [India], Oct.2 (ANI): Over 169 million income tax online filers have not yet linked their pan numbers with their Aadhar...

Photos Woman activist censures trolling of actress Mahira Khan

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): A woman activist on Saturday came out in support of Pakistani and Bollywood actress Mahira Khan...

Photos After New York, London, Amazon launches Blink in India

GURGAON, India - U.S. E-commerce company, Amazon has launched its third ever and first fashion imaging studio 'Blink' in India....

Photos Kailash Satyarthi's 'Nikal Pade Hein' crosses 2 million views within 24 hours

New Delhi [India], Sep 13 (ANI): Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who recently launched his 35-day Bharat Yatra against child...

Photos Nod for German loan to set up energy plants

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to grant a confirmation certificate for a loan of ₹146 crore from the...

Photos India, Myanmar bilateral border cooperation satisfactory, says Indian envoy

Yangon [Myanmar] Sept. 5 (ANI): Indian High Commissioner to Myanmar Vikram Misri said Tuesday that India has security concerns with...

Flying Reimagined

Stock Index

Monday, October 23, 2017

Life Style

Photo Gallery

FEUILLETON