BAFTA-nominated actor, Suraj Sharma, starrer The Illegal to start streaming on Amazon Prime Video on March 23 exclusively in India.
Amazon Prime Video is all set to bring to its subscribers, a critically acclaimed title – The Illegal, in India. After its roaring success at the international film-festival circuit, it’s ready to entertain a larger audience through the streaming platform release. Written and Directed by Danish Renzu, the film brings to forefront the downside of the Great American Dream. Through its gripping narrative, the film mirrors the struggles of the young migrants who arrive in America in search of a better life but find it hard to make ends meet.
It covers the hardships of the migrant, projected by the BAFTA-nominated actor Suraj Sharma who takes this narrative forward effortlessly. While Hannah Masi, Shweta Tripathi, Iqbal Theba, Jay Ali, Adil Hussain, Danny Vasquez, and Neelima Azim, also play pivotal roles. The Illegal is all set to stream on Amazon Prime Video from March 23 exclusively in India.
The Illegal premiered at various film festivals and won many accolades including Mumbai International Film Festival (Special Award for Discovering India), Vancouver South Asian Film Festival (Best Feature Critics Choice). Also, the Austin Film Festival, DC South Asian Film Festival (Best Film Jury Mention), DC South Asian Film Festival (Best Feature Audience Award).
Talking about the digital premiere of, Director Danish Renzu said, “This film is very close to my heart. As much as filming it was exciting, I am super thrilled about the movie releasing for wider audiences as well. While the film was received well at a number of film festivals, I’m still nervous about the audience’s reaction.”