A tragic romance, coming from the North West frontier, Mirzya has filled us with questions and anticipation as what's it all about. Is it again a period movie with the trailers showing an era that has gone by or is it a love story with a sad ending. Perhaps it is a bit of both and the beauty of the movie comes from its shared culture and the great acting of the lead stars.
Before you book your tickets for this weekend, here is what you need to know about this much awaited movie Mirzya.
Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and produced by Cinestaan Film Company and ROMP Pictures, Mirzya is a Hindi dramatic movie all set to hit the theaters on the 7th of October, 2016. With a blend of true drama and emotions, Rakeysh introduces fresh faces to Bollywood - Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher.
Mirzya is a timeless folktale about star-crossed lovers. This is inspired by the folk tale of “the legend of Mirza –Sahiban”. This is a tragic love story which finds resonance in other love stories such as Romeo and Juliet, Laila & Majnu etc. When force seek to keep that apart, they discover that even a moment of true love is worth an entire lifetime. In every shot, the lead actors manage to take our breath away.
Mirzya stars Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher in lead roles along with Anuj Choudhry, Om Puri, Art Malik, K. K. Raina, and Anjali Patil in pivotal roles. Mirzya is a movie which is inspired by Punjabi folklore of Mirza Sahiban.
The special screening of Mirzya has already been done and Bollywood celebrities went gaga over the debut.This screening was attended by several Bollywood celebs, including Sidharth Malhotra, Javed Akhtar, Kunal Khemu, Soha Ali Khan, Shabana Azmi, Janvi Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor, among others.
Saiyami Kher, the model who is popular for her Kingfisher calendar shoots, will be portraying the role of Sahibaan in this movie. Saiyami is the niece of a well-known actress, Tanvi Azmi. She has also played badminton and cricket for Maharashtra. In order to pursue her career in acting, she declined to be a part of Indian Women’s National Cricket Team. Saiyami is extremely excited for the movie and she hopes to gain love and popularity with Mirzya.
This is the first film of Harshavardhan, but instead of being nervous, Anil Kapoor's son is happy with the satisfaction the film gave him as an actor. Harshvardhan went through 18 months of training as he found it difficult switching between his characters. Jumping from one role to another was one of the toughest jobs Harshavardhan went through. The actor took more than two months to understand his character. The 25-year old actor is trying his best to spread the awareness about the film as he wants maximum people to watch the movie.
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