'1232 Kms': Sonu Sood and Chef Vikas Khanna give out a heartfelt message on the struggles of the migrant workers 

Recently, Sonu Sood took over social media with the recital of a short poem on the migrants' journey, while chef Vikas Khanna curated a unique food menu that the migrants survived through during the trying times while also applauding the movie '1232KMS'.

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Times were unprecedented, the nation was locked in their homes but still, some feet kept walking to survive. The year 2020, turned this into a bitter reality for many with the nationwide lockdown announcement to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. At a time when citizens were required to stay put at their homes, there were millions on the road longing to go back to their villages and loved ones. As we approach one year of the lockdown, an unforgettable event that began the largest human exodus since partition, Disney+ Hotstar VIP brings Hotstar Specials presents '1232kms', a film to commemorate the indomitable human spirit that shows up in the face of adversity while also highlighting the society’s apathetic side.

While the world saw many popular figures stand with these migrants during this difficult juncture, Actor Sonu Sood and Chef Vikas Khanna extended a long hand and took the initiative in aiding the struggles in their own ways.

Recently, Sonu Sood took over social media with the recital of a short poem on the migrants' journey, while chef Vikas Khanna curated a unique food menu that the migrants survived through during the trying times while also applauding the movie '1232KMS'.

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Produced and directed by one of the country’s finest journalists and filmmaker Vinod Kapri who travelled with migrant workers as they pedalled for several hours each day across highways, villages and towns, the executive producer of the film is Oscar winner Guneet Monga, Smriti Mundhra’s Meralta Films and Bhagirathi Films and is creatively shaped by the veteran film editor, Hemanti Sarkar. Elevating this real-life story with striking soulful music is the legendary lyricist Gulzar saab along with the industry’s finest music composer Vishal Bhardwaj. Bringing alive the heartfelt emotions of the migrants' journey is the flawless and strong voice of Rekha Bhardwaj and Sukhwinder Singh.