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150 Million Magical Sparrows

In a twinkle of an eye, a life-altering disappearance of her 7-year old kid brother sets Jhalki off on a mission to find him at all costs. Armed with an intimate folk-tale of a tireless sparrow and her own charming presence of mind, Jhalki embarks on a relentless journey to find and free her brother. Unaware and ignorant of the deep-rooted corruption and cobwebs of the system, Jhalki takes on the monstrous and the conniving with a purity of pursuit that is at once uplifting and inspirational.

Is Jhalki’s journey the start of a spiral that will change the lives of thousands for good? What price must she pay to get what she wants? Inspired by true events, with a backdrop of human-trafficking and child-labour, 150 MILLION MAGICAL SPARROWS becomes an atypical thriller of hope, courage, self-belief and perseverance in an inhuman world, seen through the eyes of a 9 year-old girl, who will not stop anywhere short of triumph.

This wonderfully crafted, feel good movie is the only one in film history that is actively backed by a Nobel laureate (Mr Kailash Satyarthi).

Won 13 awards and 24 Official Selections…and counting

Genre

Family/Adventure/ Thriller

runtime

105 MIN

language

Hindi

format

4K

Cast

Boman Irani, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Sanjay Suri, Divya Dutta, Govind Namdeo

Director

Brahmanand S. Singh, Tanvi Jain

Writers

Tanvi Jain, Prakash Jha

Producer/s

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AWARDS and festival

Best Original Screenplay Award at BIFF (Boston International Film Festival)
Best Cinematography Award at ASCFF (A Show for Change Film Festival)
Platinum Winners at IIFA (International Independent Film Awards), Los Angeles, US, under 6 categories: Best Screenplay / Best Concept / Best Cinematography / Best Original Score / Best Original Song / Best Animated Visuals
Best Social Cause Film Award at IIFFB (Indian International Film Festival of Boston)
Best Feature Film Award at IFFCINCY (Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati)
Best Director Award at DCSAFF (Washington DC South Asian Film Festival)

Platinum Award for International Feature Film at International Screen Awards 2019

Golden Emerging International Feature Film Award at International Screen Awards 2019