Mumbai–The trailer of “Sarbjit” is out and it shows Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s struggle with justice to secure release her brother Sarabjit, played by Randeep Hooda, from a Pakistan prison. The trailer also depicts the sweet and sour relation of India and the neighbouring country via dialogues.
“Sarbjit” is a biopic on Sarabjit Singh, an Indian farmer who was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan and was sentenced to death. He was attacked by inmates at a prison in Lahore in April 2013 and died a few days later.
The film features Aishwarya playing the role of Sarbjit’s sister, who dedicated her entire life in getting her brother back home as a free man.
The two-minute long video begins with a search operation for Sarbjit by Aishwarya, who can be seen in a de-glam bespectacled avatar.
One of the dialogues in the trailer goes: “Kyun har Hindustani dushman aur har Pakistani aatankwadi hai (Why is every Indian an enemy and a Pakistani a terrorist?”. It has been mouthed by Aishwarya.
The trailer ends with Randeep saying: “Myself Sarbjit Singh Atwal, India.”
“Sarbjit”, which also features actors Richa Chadha and Darshan Kumar in key roles, is slated to release on May 20.