Fans of Slumdog Millionaire should recognize several actors in the new movie Trishna. The film’s leads are played by Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed who were both in Slumdog Millionaire. If you didn’t see that you might know Riz from Four Lions or Centurion.
Trishna is based on the Thomas Hardy novel Tess of the d’Ubervilles. The new film moves the setting to contemporary India. It tells the tragic love story between the son of a wealthy property developer and the daughter of a rickshaw driver.
The film will have a limited release on May 18.