Shedding light on a chapter of India’s history that left an indelible mark – Accident or Conspiracy: Godhra. This riveting film, directed by the talented M.K Shivaaksh and produced by B.J Purohit under the banners of Om Trinetra Films and Artverse Studios, dives into the harrowing events surrounding the 2002 Godhra train burning in Gujarat.
As the teaser poster suggests, the movie delves deep into the complexities of one of the most tragic incidents during the 2002 Gujarat riots. The burning question at the center of the narrative: was it a mere accident or a carefully orchestrated conspiracy? The cast, featuring Ranvir Shorey, Manoj Joshi, Hitu Kanodia, and Denisha Ghumra, brings this gripping tale to life. The characters include pivotal figures like Mahmood Qureshi, played by Ranvir Shaurya, and Ravindra Pandya, portrayed by Manoj Joshi.
At its core, the film draws inspiration from the Nanavati-Mehta Commission’s report, meticulously unraveling the layers of the Godhra train burning incident. The central theme revolves around the quest for truth – was it a spontaneous act fueled by frenzy, or did it stem from a premeditated conspiracy?
Behind the scenes, the music, composed by V.Rakx and Yug Bhusal, sets the tone for the emotional journey. The soulful voice of Kailash Kher resonates in the first song, “Ho Mangalam,” giving audiences a glimpse of the film’s soul-stirring soundtrack. Akshita Namdev, serving as the Head of Production & Executive Producer, ensures a seamless execution of this poignant tale. The film’s cinematography, led by Shankar Awwate, promises to capture the intensity and nuance of the narrative.
Scheduled for release in February 2024, Accident or Conspiracy: Godhra aims to be more than just a cinematic experience. It aspires to be a thought-provoking exploration of a critical juncture in history. As the teaser has already begun generating buzz, this film is poised to be a poignant and introspective journey, inviting audiences to ponder over the haunting question – was Godhra an accident or a meticulously planned conspiracy?