After its false allegation in the trailer that thousands of girls from Kerala were converted to Islam in order to be recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the movie courted controversy. Adah Sharma appears in the movie. Scroll down to watch the trailer.
Up to 32,000 Kerala women were allegedly “converted” to Islam and forced into joining the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to the movie’s trailer. The Quint examines the identities of The Kerala Story’s creators and their activities prior to the movie’s premiere.
The Kerala Story
|Release Date||5th May 2023 (India)|
|Producer||Vipul Amrutlal Shah|
|Stars||Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Benedict Garrett|
|Language||Hindi & English|
|Budget||Approx Rs 30 Crores|
Cast of The Kerala Story
Adah Sharma is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Hindi and Telugu-language films. Sharma, after finishing her schooling, made her acting debut with a leading role in the 2008 Hindi language horror film 1920, a box office success.
Yogita Bihani is an Indian actress who made her television debut as Palak Sharma in Ekta Kapoor’s romantic soap opera Dil Hi Toh Hai in 2018
Benedict Garrett is a Mumbai-based British actor born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England on 5th May 1980. He is the youngest of two sons of parents who were both teachers. Benedict has lived in Mumbai, India since February 2022 and played roles in Hindi, Tamil, and Marathi productions.
Bhavna Makhija started her modeling career in 2013. She also participated in Indian Princess 2015, where she got the title of “Miss Best Hair”. She lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She did her schooling at Delhi Public School.
Siddhi Idnani is an Indian actress who appears in Tamil and Telugu language films. She made her acting debut in Telugu movie Jamba Lakidi Pamba. She was critically acclaimed as “Paavai” for her role in a Tamil film Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu.
Vijay Krishna Acharya is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and dialogue writer known for his works in Hindi films and television shows.
Notebook. Saniya Mir is known for Notebook (2019) and Songs of Paradise.
Storyline (Based of true story)
“The Kerala Story” is a dramatic portrayal of the sorrowful and gut-wrenching tales of 32000 Keralan women who were radicalized and joined the terrorist ranks of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). It is noteworthy that many of the Keralan women who joined ISIS had converted to Islam from Hinduism or Christianity in order to join the terrorist group ISIS.
Vipul Amrutlal Shah