Blinded By The Light

Movie Details

Blinded By The Light

Starring

Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura, Hayley Atwell, Dean-Charles Chapman

Genre

Comedy, Biography, Drama

Overview

From writer/director/producer Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) comes the inspirational drama Blinded by the Light, set to the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen’s timeless songs. The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of “the Boss,” Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in Springsteen’s powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice. Based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park, “Blinded by the Light” is a joyful story of courage, love,

Trailer

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Release Date

9th August 2019

Release Status

Confirmed

Available in 3d?

No

Official Website

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Expected box office

N/A

Ideal promotion partners

  • Cable & Satellite Television
  • Clothing, Fashion & Apparel
  • Confectionery Products
  • Musical Instruments
  • Newspapers, Books, Magazines
  • Soft drinks

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