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“Muzaffarnagar 2013” a love story set against the backdrop of a communal riot

“Muzaffarnagar 2013” a love story set against the backdrop of a communal riot
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Muzaffarnagar 2013 a love story which set against the backdrop of a communal riot is releasing on 12 May 2017 this Friday. This Hindi film features Dev Sharma, Anil George and Mursaleen Qureshi. Muzaffarnagar 2013 story is based on Morna, a village in the state of Uttar Pradesh where Range Shooter Dev Malik came to spend his vacation along with his family in hometown. Dev gets trapped by Jodha Singh in Muzaffar Nagar 2013. However, Jodha Singh creates mischief for the entire village and faces strong opposition from Dev and his family. At the same time, Dev falls in love with Sara from a liberal Muslim family who aspires to join the Police Force. Meanwhile, communal riots create havoc in the lives of Dev, Sara, and the other villagers.

It is a drama directed by Harish Kumar with Faraaz Ahmed as the music composer and Saju Chandran as the editor forming part of the crew. Muzaffarnagar 2013 is based on real riots which happened in 2013 in Uttar Pradesh. These riots have been described as “the worst violence in Uttar Pradesh in recent history” as these are being deployed in the state for the first time in last 20 years.

These riots held during the era of Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party in which 62 people died. These riots are the clashes between the Hindu and Muslim communities in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh resulted to the death of at least 62 including 42 Muslims and 20 Hindus the curfew was lifted from all riot affected areas and the army was also withdrawn. Supreme Court of India ordered immediately to arrest all those accused irrespective of their political affiliation after hearing the petitions in relation to the riots. So director Harish Kumar comes up with the story based on these riots with the mixture of all twists as love, Drama and action.

Muzaffarnagar 2013 releasing on 12th May 2017

Starring: Dev Sharma as Dev Malik
Aishwarya Devan as Sara Khan
Ekansh Bhardwaj as Babloo
Anil George as Jodha Singh
Mursaleem Qureshi as Sunny
Sandip Bose as Inspector Rathod
Director: Harish Kumar
Written by: Manoj Kumar
Genre: Drama film
Language: Hindi

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.