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Rashtraputra, a film on Chandrashekhar Azad's life, to release on Sep 14- Cinema express

Rashtraputra, a film on Chandrashekhar Azad's life, to release on Sep 14

The film is produced and released by the iconic Bombay Talkies 

Published: 24th July 2018

On the 112th birth anniversary of the iconic Indian freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on Monday, renowned film studio Bombay Talkies announced that Rashtraputra, based on his life story will be released on September 14.

Rashtraputra has been written, directed and acted by Aazaad. The teaser and motion poster of the film was also launched. 

Making the announcement Aazaad says, "This is a very special film. It is close to my heart because in the British-ruled country, Chandra Shekhar was the one and only young freedom fighter of that time who named himself Azad - which means freedom."

"He was free in his mind and his dream was to make his country free. It is unfortunate that not many people know his story in details. I think our upcoming generation should know the contribution of Chandra Shekhar Azad in the freedom movement of India," he added.

The film is produced by the iconic Bombay Talkies which was established in 1934 by Himanshu Rai and Devika Rani and produced some of the commercially successful films back then such as Jeevan Naiya, Ziddi, Kismet among many others.

It is notable that after an interval of six decades the legendary pillar of Indian cinema, making a comeback under the command of Girish Ghanshyam Dube with Rashtraputra. The film will be released in a whopping 26 languages.

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