Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga is a Hindi language Bollywood Drama movie. This movie story written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, Sudeep Nigam, and Atul Kumar Rai. Pankaj Tripathi, Sayani Gupta, and Neeraj Kabi are playing lead roles. The producers are Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the T-Series. The movie distributed by Reliance Entertainment. Shantanu Moitra is composing the music and cinematography done by Tiyash Sen. The movie scheduled to release on 24th Jue 2022. Here get the information about Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga Movie News and Updates.
Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga Movie Trailer
The first trailer of Srijit Mukherji’s new film, Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, released online. The trailer tells the story of a simple man, who battles both wild animals and administrative corruption same time. Gangaram adopts the infamous tiger practice and wants to give up his life. So that the families of his village will benefit from the government scheme promised to help the family of tiger attack victims. However, when he enters the forest, waiting for his death, he meets Jim.
Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga movie Inspired by bizarre true practice near the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, where people used to leave their elderly family members for tigers to prey on and then claim compensation from the administration.
Tripathi stars as Gangaram, the sarpanch of a village who refused compensation from the authorities. After wild animals destroy farmland operated by his fellow villagers. Gangaram decides to manipulate a government scheme through families of people who die of tiger attacks and is given Rs 10 lakh as compensation. Comparing himself to Bhagat Singh, he decides to sacrifice himself. Much to the anger of his wife, played by Sayani Gupta.
The movie brings you an insightful story about the adverse effects of urbanization. Man-animal conflict, and poverty lead to tragic practices in a village residing on the borders of the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve. Pankaj Tripathi is a simple village man who wants to save his 200 children and sacrifice himself to tigers so the government can give them money.
Srijit said about Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga has been a dream project for years. After I read about the real-life incidents in 2017. I immediately wrote the story and registered it and was wanting to make it for the longest time. So finally after 5 years, the dream comes true. We bring you the story of Gangaram on the big screen.
The movie is Srijit’s second Hindi film after the 2017 period drama Begum Jaan which featured Vidya Balan as a brothel owner. In his earlier interactions with the media, the filmmaker said that a real incident of tragic practices in villages bordering the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve inspired him to write the story of Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga movie.