Road To Sangam to release on 29 January

MUMBAI: Gipsy Films‘ Road To Sangam is being readied for release on 29 January.

Produced by Amit Chheda and directed by Amit Rai, the film is a story of a
God-fearing, devout Muslim mechanic named Hashmat Ullah (Paresh Rawal) who has been entrusted the job of repairing an old V8 ford engine, not knowing the historic significance that it once carried the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi which were immersed in the holy river ‘Sangam‘.

He is caught in a complex situation after a powerful bomb explosion rocks his town leading to the arrest of innocent Muslim youths of his locality. A strike to work is called by the prominent Muslim leaders played by Om Puri and Pavan Mallhotra to protest against the unjust treatment meted out to those arrested youths by the police.

Will he support the protest and abandon the repair of the engine or go against the wishes of his community?

Presented by Shashikant Chheda, Road to Sangam shot completely on actual locations in Allahabad, stars Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Pavan Malhotra, Javed Shaikh and Swati Chitnis among others.

The film has been screened prominently in the festival circuit, the prominent ones being the Cannes Film Festival, The Ahmedabad Film Festival, The Thirussur Film Festival, Levante Film Frestival Italy, Kolkata Film Festival, Third Eye Film Festival and the 14th Kerala Film Festival.

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