SCIL (Super Cassettes Industries Limited), Ramesh Sippy Entertainment and NextGen Entertainment announced the release of their film Sonali Cable on 3rd January 2014. This is the second collaboration of SCIL and Ramesh Sippy Entertainment after the critically acclaimed Nautanki Saala.
Sonali Cable is a 'David versus Goliath' story, in the thick of the cable internet turf war in Mumbai. An ordinary girl puts her love, life and survival at stake, when she and her ragtag team come in the way of the expansion plans of India's largest corporation. The film wants to establish the growing corporate crushing small businesses without any scope for co-existence.
The film is written and directed by debutant Charudutt Acharya with an ensemble cast that includes Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Swanand Kirkire and Raghav Juyal (aka Crockroaxz), supported by accomplished veterans Smita Jayakar and Anupam Kher.
The film features a varied soundtrack showcasing the talents of Devi Shri Prasad, Ankit Tiwari, Mikey McCleary and Falak, with lyrics by Kausar Munir.
Says Director Charudutt Acharya, "The underdogs of Sonali Cable never give up – their motto 'Apun Kabhi Offline Nahin Jaate' which captures the spirit of young aspiring Indians all over.'
Producers Ramesh Sippy, Rohan Sippy and Bhushan Kumar fell in love with this character driven drama which is humorous and has an emotional core. Ramesh Sippy says, "This is story of a girl from a broken home who connects people's lives through her internet cables and her spirit really captured our hearts."