Love Sonia Movie Review: A Simpler Version Of Taken In Bollywood
Love Sonia is a hard-hitting film directed by Tabrez Noorani, the film stars Mrunal Thakur, Adil Hussain, Manoj Bajpai and Richa Chadda and many other veteran actors you can think of, the film releases today.
Taken revolved around a military veteran who leaves no stone unturned to rescue his daughter from the deadly trade of sexual slavery in Paris. But Love Sonia sticks to the reality and follows the same storytelling pattern in the film.
The story revolved around two sisters Preeti (Riya Sisodia) and Sonia (Mrunal Thakur) who live in a remote village in Maharashtra, spending time by playing and having fun after coming from school. Until one day, her father (Adil Hussain) encounters a debt which is caused due to the drought and the only choice he has to sell Preeti to the moneylender Baldev Singh (Anupam Kher), who portrays the character after his avatar as brutal daddy of Madhuri Dixit in Tezaab who every 90s kid hated back in the day.
Preeti gets sold to Anjali (Sai Tamahankar), a madam in the brothel and she is forced to become a prostitute. We get to see a lot of characters in this brothel in Mumbai, ranging from the devious pimp Faisal (Manoj Bajpai), an experienced prostitute Madhuri (Richa Chadda) and the star prostitute Rashmi (Frieda Pinto). The depiction of the brothel is quite realistic and it requires a lot of guts to experience it if you are planning to watch it this weekend.
Sonia gets herself involved in the ugly trade of sex trafficking in order to find her sister and she has portrayed it naturally and there is no made up emotions when we see her getting tortured by the goons. There is a sudden location transition as you see the film, the location moves from the shady streets of Mumbai to the biggest cities in the world like Hong Kong and Los Angeles.
The film is quite a good watch for most of us who are in love with content-worthy cinema and are fond of real stories rather than fairy tale ones.
I recommend you to watch this film, this one tends to raise questions just like the speech made by Big B in Pink.
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