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The Mumbai Film Festival has comparison filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Mukkabaaz’ as a opening night film. The film is about a fighter from Uttar Pradesh who falls in adore with a Brahmin girl. The opening rite will be hold during a iconic Liberty cinema in Mumbai.
Anurag Kashyap was utterly ecstatic with this development. The ace filmmaker pronounced that he was unapproachable of such a outrageous impulse of his career.
Anurag said, “When all of them during MAMI pronounced that they would like to open a festival with my film, we initial told them that we need to ask my producer, who is Anand L Rai. Because in India there is a thing, a mainstream film also competes with a lot of other things.”
“For me, it is a impulse of pride. For me, it is a good thing. we was really happy as nothing of my films have been screened during MAMI. To benefaction during MAMI, we missed a large Asian premiere, though that’s excellent since this is a choice that we made.” he added.
The festival, being organized by a Mumbai Academy of Moving Image in organisation with Star, is scheduled to be hold from Oct 12-18.
This is one of a many awaited film festivals in a city of dreams. The arriving 19th book of a festival will showcase over 220 films from 49 countries in 51 languages.
In a foe territory – India Gold, cinema like ‘Ashwatthama’, ‘Juze’, ‘Machines’, ‘Ralang Road’, ‘Sexy Durga’, ‘Village Rockstars’ among others will be screened.
In a International Competition territory films like ‘Apostasy’, ‘Bad Lucky Goat’, ‘I Am Not A Witch’, ‘More (Daha)’, ‘Most Beautiful Island’, ‘Quest’, ‘Oh Lucy!’ among others will be played.
In a Out of Competition section, India Story, titles like ‘Ask The Sexpert’ by executive Vaishali Sinha, “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings’, ‘Bhasmasur’, ‘NIMMO’ among others will be screened.
The World Cinema territory will shade cinema like ‘Loveless’, ‘Nothingwood, ‘November’, among others. John Madden, executive of Oscar winning ‘Shakespeare in Love’, will conduct a general jury that includes actor-filmmaker Konkona Sensharma, Hong Kong-American actor Celina Jade, cinematographer Alexis Zabe and Argentine film executive Santiago Mitre.
The most awaited MAMI event, ‘Movie Mela’ that facilities row discussions, film reunion among other things will this time be hold on Oct 7, days before a central opening of a festival.