Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay
Larson plays a woman who is held captive as a sex slave in a room, along with her son—born out of rape—for almost seven years by her kidnapper. It’s a journey about what transpires after they gain their freedom.
Did you know: To understand how it feels to live in captivity, Larson locked herself up in her home for a month.
Director: Divya Khosla Kumar
Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam, Urvashi Rautela
This romantic drama showcases the tumultuous journey of Akash (Samrat) who is torn between his childhood love (Gautam) back in his home town and Akanksha (Rautela), whom he meets when he moves to Mumbai.
Did you know: Director Kumar was doubtful about casting Gautam as the female lead. But she changed her mind during the workshops and after the actress lost oodles of weight.
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Director: Deeraj Vaidy
Cast: Siddharth, Sananth Reddy, Avinash Raghudevan
Siddharth sports blue hair and rides a pink car in this futuristic black comedy directed by debutant director Deeraj Vaidy. He plays a small-time crook, who along with his two partners in crime, finds himself in a tricky situation.
Did you know: Vaidy had initially made a trailer of the film and WhatsApped it to Siddharth (also the producer), which impressed the actor.