The Slum Stars
|The Slum Stars|
|Directed by||Sandeep Singh Bawa|
|Produced by||Harpreet Kaur Dhillon|
|Screenplay by||Sheel Choudhary|
Aishwarya Nidhi Gaur
|Story by||Sheel Choudhary|
Aishwarya Nidhi Gaur
Gurpreet Singh Tuti
Abhiraj Singh Thakur
|Music by||Asheem Mangoli|
|Edited by||Ashok Shrivastva and Puneet Asp|
Dhillon Records Entertainment Pvt Ltd
The Slum Stars is a 2017 Indian children's film directed by Sandeep Singh Bawa and produced by Harpreet Kaur Dhillon. The film has a multiple cast of debuting child-artists. The film was shot in and around Chandigarh, and in the Punjab and Rajasthan.
The film is about a gang of innocent abandoned kids named Kahaniya, Gudiya and Chandu who lead troubled lives in slums. The Child trafficker; Ghutan, a local don and his keep Surma use their terror to sell these kids. Ghutan is controlled by a bogus Swami a criminal who fakes himself as a spiritual leader. Swami is led by Netaji, a greedy politician who has an upper hand in all the crimes.
When Gudiya becomes one of the victim forced by Surma into sexual exploitation, these kids decide to run away from these people who are trying destroying their lives. They somehow travel from the city through dusty roads that lead them into a village in Rajasthan where they meet a Ghost. This ghost then helps the kids to teach Ghutan, Surma, Netaji and other criminal a lesson through his powers.
- Chiragdeep Gill as Kahaniya
- Ridhima Malhotra as Gudiya
- Yashwan Chopra as Chandu
- GurpreetSingh Tuti as Dharam Guru
- Abhiraj Singh Thakur as Kala Dhan
- Survinder Vicky as MLA
- Balkar Singh Dhillon as Retired Army Officer
- Naginder as Sekh
- Amrit Pal Chotu as Ghost
- KapilKalyan as Koyla
- Rakshit as Genda
- Harpreet Singh as Sursand
- Harry Sachdev as Ghutan
- GoniSagoo as Surma
- Daman PreetKuar as KhaniyaMaa
- Nitin Arora as Gunda
- DarshanGharoo as Dhaba Owner
- Bhuwan Azad as Surdass
- JagdeepLamba as Truck Driver
- Nikk Arora as Truck Driver asst.
- "फिल्म 'द स्लम स्टार' में शहर के नन्हें कलाकार, 500 थिएटरों में होगी रिलीज". punjabkesari. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
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- Bhaskar, Dainik (31 March 2017). "ह्यूमन ट्रैफिकिंग पर करारा कटाक्ष द स्लम स्टार" [The Slum Star on Human Trafficking]. www.bhaskar.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 29 December 2018.
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- Official page on Facebook
- Official Trailer on YouTube
- "Film Slum Star Will Be Released In 500 Theaters Across India - इंसान भी बिकते हैं यहां बाज़ारों में, 'स्लम स्टार' के ज़रिए ये बच्चे करवाएंगे सच से सामना, Chandigarh Photo Gallery". Amar Ujala. 1 April 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.