Film on Parsi community to release next month

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) “The Path of Zarathustra”, a movie that touches upon the Parsi community and their faith Zoroastrianism, will hit the Indian screens in September.

The movie is set to release under the PVR Director’s Rare banner on September 4. Directed by Oorvazi Irani, the movie will see a release in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi/NCR, Bengaluru and Surat.

“It is an extremely important film to be seen by all. ‘The Path Of Zarathustra’ reflects on the deeper perspective of Parsi faith, religion and their lost identity. We are proud to be associated with the film,” Sanjeev Bijli, joint managing director, PVR Ltd, said in a statement.

“The Path of Zarathustra” stars Oorvazi, Tom Alter, Rushad Rana and Shishir Sharma. The screenplay of the movie is written by author and writer of Parsi descent, Farrukh Dhondy.

“It’s an important film for all Parsis and non-Parsis to see, and learn about our religion’s history. The film is extremely relevant for today’s times as it strives to create an authentic picture of the Parsi community who are often portrayed as stereotypes in popular Indian films and television,” said Oorvazi.

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