Soha & Sharmila: From Real to Reel!

Bollywood Trade News Network
10/26/2009 6:21:39 PM

SOHA ALI KHAN and SHARMILA TAGORE in LIFE GOES ON

SOHA ALI KHAN and SHARMILA TAGORE in LIFE GOES ON


The admirer's of Soha Ali Khan & Sharmila Tagore are in for a real treat! The mother-daughter duo has made their first appearance together on screen for a film called LIFE GOES ON, directed by debutante director Sangeeta Dutta which will be screened at the 11th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance BIG Entertainment initiative, starting from 29th October to 5th November.

The film is set in London and revolves around Sanjay (Girish Karnad), his deceased wife (Sharmila Tagore) and three daughters. His shattered life goes through more turmoil when Dia (played by Soha Ali Khan) the youngest daughter falls in love with a Muslim man.

LIFE GOES ON has the shadow of Shakespeare's King Lear bears on this contemporary and free adaptation. It works functionally as a sub- text in the film as we see Sanjay and Dia within the contours of the mythical Lear and Cordelia.