Sonchiriya is a crime and action movie directed by Abhishek Chaubey. The movie stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey and Ashutosh Rana. The movie presents a rooted tale set in Chambal. The movie was released on 1 March 2019 to very less screens 940 screens worldwide. The film won tremendous acclaim from critics. Set in the Chambal valley, the movie follows the story of a legion of dreaded, warring dacoits who once terrorised the Indian heartlands. Sonchiriya movie story is about a group of rebels in Chambal. The year is 1975. The Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, has declared Emergency in the country. Man Singh meanwhile leads a gang in Chambal, a region that more or less is lawless. Vakil Singh and Lakhna are important members of this gang. Man Singh is in need of money to procure new arms. Based on a tip from Lacchu, he and his men descend to Brahmpuri village. A marriage is taking place in this hamlet where the groom is about to get a huge amount of gold and cash. Man Singh and his gang reaches the marriage venue in order to loot this wealth. However, the cops, led by Virender Gujjar ambush the gang. In the tough fight, Man Singh and half of the gang get killed. Vakil, Lakhna and others escape. Vakil, now the leader of the gang, accuses Lakhna of betraying them and calling the cops. Lakhna is fed up of being a rebel and wants to surrender. Meanwhile, as they are running from the cops, they bump into Indumati Tomar. She’s accompanied by her sister Sonchiriya who has been brutally raped. Sonchiriya needs to be taken to the hospital urgently and she asks for Vakil’s help. The gang agrees. They halt to seek blessings of their goddess at a temple where Indu’s husband and other family members arrive. She is accused of killing her father-in-law and they ask the gang to hand over Indu and Sonchiriya. Vakil agrees but Lakhna realizes it’s not just and hence revolts. What happens next forms the rest of the movie.