Polite Society (2023)

The Story

Polite Society is a 2023 British-Pakistani action comedy film about two sisters, Ria and Lena Khan, who will do anything to protect each other. Ria is a teenage martial artist who dreams of becoming a movie stuntwoman, while Lena is an artist who has dropped out of art school and moved back in with their parents. When Lena agrees to marry Salim, a wealthy and successful geneticist, Ria is convinced that there is something sinister about him. She enlists the help of her friends Clara and Alba to spy on Salim and stop the wedding.

Polite Society is a celebration of sisterhood and the power of women to support each other. It is a film that will make you laugh, cry, and cheer for the two sisters as they fight for their independence.


The Deets

Rating: PG-13 (Strong Language, Some Partial Nudity, Sexual Material, Violence)
Runtime: 1h 43m
Genre: Action, Comedy
Original Language: English
Release Date (US Theaters): April 28, 2023 Limited

Main Cast

Priya Kansara as Ria Khan / The Fury
Ritu Arya as Lena Khan
Akshay Khanna as Salim
Shobu Kapoor as Fatima Khan
Jeff Mirza as Rafe Khan

Production & Crew

Distributor: Focus Features
Production Co: Focus Features, Working Title Films, Parkville Pictures
Director(s): Nida Manzoor
Producer(s): Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Olivier Kaempfer, John Pocock
Writer(s): Nida Manzoor
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The Trailer