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Five Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Indo-British Sports Drama Film ‘A Game Of Two Halves’

The film boasts of a cast including ‘Marvel’ Eternal’s Saaj Raja, ‘12th Fail’ actor Harish Khanna and ‘Piku’ actor Swaroopa Ghosh.

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Indo-British Sports Drama Film ‘A Game Of Two Halves’ is all set to hit the silver screens on February 23, 2024. It is helmed by Khayam Khan, and revolves around themes of journey of identity, acceptance, and finding one’s true potential. Set against the backdrop of the world of football, the film stars ‘Marvel’ Eternal’s Saaj Raja, ‘12th Fail’ actor Harish Khanna and ‘Piku’ actor Swaroopa Ghosh.

Check out five why you shouldn't miss it:

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Story of Self-Discovery 

The story revolves around Sanjay, a young British student dealing with his identity and struggling to fit in. Next up, he goes on a trip to India and takes him on an unexpected path. He coaches underprivileged kids on football fields, and his experience takes him on the path of self-discovery, reminding us that belonging and purpose is often found in the most unexpected places.

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Fusion of Cultures

‘A Game of Two Halves’ beautifully depicts the complexities of bicultural identity. Witnessing Sanjay's journey through the streets of Hyderabad offers a glimpse into the dual cultures of India and Britain.

Performances

The film boasts an ensemble cast, led by Saaj Raja, known for his roles in ‘Eternals’ and ‘Respite for Thought.’ The actor is joined by the likes of Nikkita Chadha, Harish Khanna and Swaroopa Ghosh to bring further depth and authenticity to the narrative.

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More Than Just Sports

While football remains as the film's backdrop, the film explores themes of self-acceptance, overcoming adversity, and finding your community. It offers to be a beacon of hope and inspiration for anyone seeking their place in the world.

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Football as a Metaphor for Life

‘A Game of Two Halves’ actually transcends the field, and the game of football is actually a powerful metaphor for life's challenges, teamwork, and obstacles, which can only be overcome by passion, grit, and determination of the underdog team.

Written by Shirley Day and produced by Nicola Gregory, Dean Charles, and Sheila Nortley under K Squared Films, 2HotFilms & Emineo Films, the film is internationally distributed by Platoon One Films.

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