Watch the Emotional Journey of Sathnam in ‘The Boy with the Topknot’
In the complicated experience called life, one often tends to prioritise family last – as being humans, we tend to take relationships for granted. However, for how long will you be able to ignore the signs of troubled affairs is questionable. &PrivéHD, a destination for nuanced cinema, brings you the journey of a journalist in its next premiere - The Boy with the Topknot on Saturday, December 08 at 1 PM and 9 PM. The movie traces his effort to fit his present whilst knowing about his family’s deep dark secret. Written by Sathnam Sanghera, himself, along with Mick Ford, the movie is based on the critically acclaimed memoir of British journalist Sathnam Sanghera. The movie has a star cast featuring National Film Award Winner Anupam Kher who plays the character of Sathnam’s father and Sacha Dhawan as Sathnam Sanghera.
Top Knot features the complex story of Sathnam who was born to traditional punjabi parents and grew up in Wolverhampton. Being the first one from his entire family to attend university, he had built a distinctive life in London, rather different from his upbringing. Outshining in his career as a columnist for The Times, Sathnam still keeps his personal life discreet given the fact that he is living-in with his British girlfriend Laura. Growing up in a tightly knit Sikh community where culture and religion runs deep, Sathnam struggles to gather his nerve to introduce Laura to his family. During the meeting when he learns about his family’s deep dark secret which makes him re-evaluate decisions he has taken in life. All Sathnam wants is to fit two of his worlds together but will he be able to?
Witness the journalist juggle between love and family as The Boy with the Topknot premieres on Saturday, December 8 at 1 PM and 9 PM only on &PrivéHD.