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Nila Madhab Panda's Halkaa to be released on 7 September

The film features Ranvir Shorey, Paoli Dam and child actor Tathastu, and is in sync with the government's Swachh Bharat Mission.


Director Nila Madhab Panda's Halkaa will be released on 7 September, while the trailer of the family entertainer will be out on Monday (6 August), read a statement to IANS.

Halkaa is a take on a slum child's heroism, aspirations and dreams. The child protagonist, Pichku, fights for the basic problem that he faces everyday; defecating in the open amongst others. It is his dream to make a toilet of his own where he can enjoy his privacy and do the deed in peace.

It features Ranvir Shorey, Paoli Dam and child actor Tathastu. The film is in sync with Swachh Bharat Mission and supported by the ministry of housing and urban affairs.

Earlier this year, the film bagged the Grand Prix for Best Film at the Kinolub Festival for Children and Youth in Poland. It also won the Grand Prix De Montreal at the 21st Montreal International Children's Film Festival where it had its world premiere in March.

Halkaa is presented by Shiva Nadar Foundation and produced by Roshni Nadar Malhotra in association with Akshay Parija and Nila Madhab Panda.