Film ‘Jungle Cry’ starring Abhay Deol and Emily Shah, is based on a true story
Jungle Cry’ is the story of 12 underprivileged tribal boys from remote areas of Odisha playing sports barefoot in the Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS), Odisha, to winning the World Rugby Championship.
“Film ‘Jungle Cry’ starring Abhay Deol and Emily Shah, is based on a true story”
Abhay Deol is portraying Rudraksh Jena in the film, which tells the story of tribal children who learnt the sport from scratch and within four months could win the junior World Cup in the UK in 2007. Emily Shah will be seen playing the character of a physiotherapist, Roshni Thakkar.
The film is based on the goals, hurdles and problematic situations leading to the victory of the rugby team, which forms the crux of the story.