Revolutionary Gour Hari Das felicitated at the music launch of biopic on him


India’s freedom fighter Gour Hari Das took the centre-stage during the music launch of the upcoming biopic titled ‘Gour Hari Dastaan – The Freedom File’ and was humbled by the event that felicitated him. The biopic directed by Anant Mahadevan is based on his life and struggles.

Violinist, composer and conductor L Subramanium who has scored the music for the film enthralled the audience with his performance of the hymn ‘Vaishnav jana toh’ which moved the director to tears, a report in Times of India stated.

Dr Subramanium had earlier composed music for Mira Nair’s films ‘Salaam Bombay’ and Missisipi Masala’. His wife, singer Kavita Krishnamurthy and his children Ambi and Bindu were present at the event. Producers Bindiya and Sachin Khanolkar, actors Tanishtha Chatterjee, Murli Sharma, Vidya Malvade and Vijju Khote also attended the music launch.

‘Gour Hari Dastaan’ stars Vinay Pathak in the titular role while Konkona Sen Sharma plays his 60-year-old wife. Ranvir Shorey plays the role of a journalist activist. Tannishtha Chatterjee, Asrani, Saurabh Shukla and Vikram Gokhale are also featured among others.

The film is set to release on the eve of Independence Day on August 14.