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UKAFF presents Chann Pardesi
Produced by Tongues on Fire. Presented by Phizzical.

UKAFF presents Chann Pardesi

Fri 13 May 2022
  • Drama

This event takes place at Screen Room

Presented as part of UK Asian Film Festival 2022

Supported by the BFI awarding funds from the National Lottery and Arts Council England using funds from the National Lottery and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) #HereforCulture.

Chann Pardesi is a national award-winning Punjabi film about a childless landowner who sexually assaults his farmhand’s wife. The son she bores is faced to confront his origins and the trauma of the past in this epic tale spanning several decades. Complete with an exciting ensemble including Raj Babbar, Amish Puri and Rama Vij, this classic is an enduring tale to be seen on the big screen.

Director: Chitraath Singh
Writer: Baldev Singh Gill
Producer: Chanan Singh Sindhu, Simran Sidhu, Swarn Sedha, Yog Raj Seda, Baldev Singh Gill, Jaswinder Singh Cheema
Cast: Raj Babbar, Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rama Vij, Sunita Dhir, Mehar Mittal.
Year: 2021
Country and Language: India, Punjabi

UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF) is the world’s longest running South Asian film festival outside India. The theme of this year’s festival is Dare To Dream and commemorates 75 years of India and Pakistan’s Independence.

See below for other titles being screened at the Belgrade Theatre for UK Asian Film Festival 2022.