This was a heist like no other. There was no gun, no elaborate escape plan, and they almost got away with the whole thing.

In 1974, a woman landed at the New Delhi Railway station and asked to meet Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by claiming she was the Queen of Awadh; a story which quickly became a media sensation.

Director Akriti Singh’s film is a fictional retelling of the crazy events that followed, which remain a living breathing testament to the idea that truth is, in fact, far stranger than fiction.

Based on true events.

This film marks the directorial debut of Akriti Singh. She has previously acted in several films and written and directed 14 plays.

This screening will include a Q&A with the filmmakers.


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