Bhopal : A Prayer for Rain
Actor: Rajpal Yadav
Cast: Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton, Kal Penn, Rajpal Yadav, Tannishtha Chatterjee
Director: Ravi Kumar
Writer/s: Ravi Kumar, David Brooks
Release Date: 2014
Plot : It is a to-be released historical drama movie that has been set amidst real life Bhopal tragedy that took place in the country on 2nd and 3rd December, 1984. The star casts in lead roles are Mischa Barton, Martin Sheen, Fagun Thakrar, Kal Penn, Rajpal Yadav and Tannishtha Chatterjee. Lisa Dwan and Vineet Kumar. Previously, Sienna Miller had been attached to his project, however, was dropped later to be replaced by Mischa Burton. Rising Star Entertainment along with Sahara Movie Studios had produced this movie and are committed to it right from its inception.
Ravi Kumar, its director, had described it as dramatization that has been inspired by the real life events. This movie has a delayed release with its previous being slated for late 2010 release. According to a review that was disclosed in December 2011, Kumar had anticipated the movie to see daylight during 2012. As per his statements in the review, the crew had been invited to several important film festivals to have the movie premiered. The distributor was expected to come up with eh release dates across the globe and this was the original plan. The latest trailer of the movie had been released in 2013 April and it received market screening at Cannes Film Festival of 2013 on May 16 and 19, respectively. This November, the movie is to be released in the United States and to audiences across the globe on December 5, 2014. The movie enjoyed private screening that was held at the United Nations youth assembly on August 7, 2014.
Ravi Walia is its producer, while Ravi Kumar is its director. It has been written by Ravi Kumar and David Brooks. Cinematography was given by Jean-Marc Selva, Anil Chandel and Charlie Wuppermann. Editing was done by Chris Gill. This is an interesting and much expected film that would show the aftermaths of the tragedy.