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Kedarnath is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama disaster film written, directed and co-produced by Abhishek Kapoor. Featuring Sushant Singh Rajput and newcomer Sara Ali Khan in lead roles, it tells an inter-faith love story between a wealthy Hindu girl whose family owns a lodge and shops near the historic Kedarnath Temple in the Uttarakhand mountains and a humble Muslim boy who is a 'pithoo' (porter) working in the same vicinity. As their relationship grows closer, the pair face many obstacles, including familial disapproval and contrasting backgrounds; when the sudden rains of the 2013 Uttarakhand floods devastate the region, the couple are forced to survive against the elements and face the ultimate test of their love.

The film is produced by Ronnie Screwvala of RSVP Movies and Abhishek Kapoor of Guy in the Sky Pictures, along with Pragya Kapoor and Abhishek Nayyar; it was co-written with Kapoor by Kanika Dhillon. The film's production began in June 2017, and principal photography commenced on 5 September 2017. The film released on 7 December 2018 to mixed reviews, with praise directed towards Khan's debut performance.

PlotEdit

In 2013, a wealthy,( Hindu) girl, Mukku, takes a pilgrimage to the historic Kedarnath Temple in the Uttarakhand mountains; she soon meets and falls in love with Mansoor, a humble Muslim boy, who becomes her guide. As their relationship grows closer along the journey, the pair face many obstacles, including familial disapproval and contrasting backgrounds; when the sudden rains of the 2013 Uttarakhand floods devastate the region, the couple struggle to survive against the elements and face the ultimate test of their love.

CastEdit

  • Sushant Singh Rajput as Mansoor Khan, a Muslim porter/pithoo at Kedarnath[10]
  • Sara Ali Khan as Mandakani "Mukku" Mishra, a wealthy Hindu girl[11][5]
  • Nitish Bharadwaj as Briraaj
  • Alka Amin as Mansoor's mother
  • Sonali Sachdev as Lata, Mukku's mother
  • Pooja Gor as Brinda
  • Nishant Dahiya as Kullu
  • Mir Sarwar as Bashir
  • Sunita Rajwar as Daddo
  • Arun Bali as Chief Priest
  • Faiz Khan as Hemchand
  • Sharad Vyas as Himalaya Tyagi
  • Priyadarshan as Tarang
  • Hitesh Bhardwaj as Helicopter Co-Pilot