Inspired by western noir genres, ‘Thar’ is set in the 1980s and tells the story of Siddharth – played by Harsh Varrdhan. Siddharth moves to Pushkar for a job and embarks on a journey to avenge his past. The directorial debut of Raj Singh Chaudhary who also wrote the film.
Speaking about his upcoming film, producer and actor Anil Kapoor said: “I am extremely proud of what we have achieved with Thar and am super excited about the film for several reasons. The genre itself – a noir thriller set in Rajasthan and a pays tribute to the genre of the classic western is a first for Indian cinema and the public.”
“’Thar’ is a playground where the dynamics of new blood and the experience of industry stalwarts converge, both on and off screen. On screen we see the fresh combination of Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor and Fatima Sana Sheikh and off screen we see director Raj Singh Chaudhary creating magic with a team of ambitious, risky debutants – Director of Photography Shreya Dev Dube and music composer Ajay Jayanthi. As an actor and producer, I have always strived to push the boundaries and disrupt the status quo with innovative content.”
Thar is a classic thriller combined with suspense, mystery and drama, making it the perfect entertainer. Shot in some of the country’s most aesthetically pleasing locations, the film will also be a sight to behold.
Pratiksha Rao, Director, Films and Licensing, Netflix India, said: “It is not possible to bring them the most entertaining and diverse films without creative swings with passionate filmmakers, and Thar is an example of such storytelling.”
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