Roar is a Bollywood film directed by Kamal Sadanah. The film is set to hit the theatres on 29 August 2014. The plot goes about a young photojournalist, Uday on an assignment in the jungles of the Sundarbans, rescues a white tiger cub ensnared in a poacher’s trap and brings the cub with him to a small settlement he is based in. Soon, panic among the villagers sets in. In order to bring calm back to the villagers, the forest warden takes the cub away. The Royal Bengal Tigress, mother of the cub enters the village in the night searching for her cub. She picks up the scent of her cub’s blood and reaches the photographer’s hut. When she fails to get her cub back, her animal maternal instinct leads her to avenge the kidnapping. She unleashes her wrath upon Uday, and kills him, and disappears with his body. Then enters Pundit; captain of an elite commando team, who comes to the village of Sundarbans to claim his brother Uday’s body. Silent replies from the villagers lead Pundit to a confrontation with the park warden. She callously declares the case closed and refuses to send a party to recover his brother Uday’s body as the expanse and dangers of the forest ecology are too complex. Angry and emotional brother, Pundit decides to deal with the matter himself. He calls upon his own expert crack commando team and with the help of a local guide Madhu they engage a known tracker, Jhumpa, and set off on a do-or-die mission to capture and kill the white tigress who killed his brother. The team's quest leads them deep into the marshy and dark heartland of the Sundarbans where they see things only heard of before in old folklore. Yet sharp and intelligent, the white tigress not only eludes them every time they get to her but also manipulates them into her territory. Adding to their predicament, a villainous poacher Bheera senses an opportunity to serve his own selfish interest. He schemes and comes up with a plan to use the survivors as bait to trap his prize catch, the cunning and sharp Royal Bengal White Tigress. But little do they know that the hunters are soon going to become the hunted as it’s the tigress’s territory.
The film features Pulkit Jawahar, Pranay Dixit, Abhinav Shukla, Achint Kaur, Varindar Singh, Naura Fathi, Ali Quli, Aaran Chaudhary, Aadil Chahal, Himarsha Venkatsamy, Subrat Dutta, Tiger Shroff and alia bhatt in heart breaking song.
The film Roar has been directed by Kamal Sadanah and has been produced by Abis Rizvi.
It has been scripted by both Kamal and Abis together. Bollywood’s famous and most appreciated actor Salman Khan known for his fan following or his initiative campaign Being Human, Abis Rizvi and Kamal Sadanah have known each other for a long long time and when Abis and Kamal requested their friend Salman Khan to attend the trailer, he readily agreed. the actor loved the script and the plot and was visibly impressed and taken aback when he spoke about the film. “I’ve been blown away by the trailer. It’s amazing. I’m really impressed. I’m glad to be a part of this and the technology that Kamal and Abis have used is at par with any other Hollywood film. If the trailer is this good, I can’t imagine how great the film is going to be.”he said.