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04-13-2008, 12:01 AM #1
Sahara-0ne Motion Pictures' Mumbai Cutting for IFFLA Festival
Sahara-One Motion Pictures' Mumbai Cutting? A City unfolds has been selected for the closing night gala of the prestigious IFFLA Festival to be held in Los Angeles this April.
Directed by 11 Indian directors who are known to weave magic on Indian celluloid, with music by 11 music directors, the film unfolds various facets of this metro that is known for absorbing newer cultures and merging them into its own. With Sudhir Mishra, Rahul Dholakia, Revati, Rituparno Ghosh, Kundan Shah, Anurag Kashyap, Shashanka Ghosh, Ruchi Narain, Jahnu Barua, Manish Jha, Ayush Raina, being the directors, the films star Soha Ali Khan, Jimmy Sheirgill, Sonali Kulkarni, Ranvir Shorey, Vinay Pathak, Sushant Singh, Tara Sharma, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Raima Sen, Palash Sen, Shruti Seth, Rahul Dev, Deepak Dobriyal, Dipannita Sharma, Kavita Kaushik, Samrin, Sanjay Narvekar, Mahek Chel among others.
The music also lends diverse flavours from from Euphoria, Indian Ocean, Ali Azmat, Fuzon, Sanjeev Shrivastav, Jeet Ganguly, Amartya and Papon, with vocals by Shreya Goshal, Shafquat Amanat Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Nachiketa, Papon and Ali Azmat.
"Sahara-One Motion Pictures looks at promoting Indian talent globally with cutting edge concepts in cinema. Mumbai Cutting is simple one step in that direction," says Seemanto Roy, Head, Sahara One Media And Entertainment. "We are looking at soon creating more magic on celluloid individually with these talented award-winning directors. Mumbai Cutting, in association with White Clouds, is a move towards forging our relationships with them."
With the interesting concept already making waves internationally even among the Indian diaspora, Mumbai Cutting looks forward to this showcasing at the IFFLA. Sahara-One Motion Pictures looks at flying down the 11 director-team that has made this movie happen at the fest.
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting a greater appreciation of Indian cinema by showcasing films about India and the diverse perspectives of the Indian Diaspora. The festival will run from April 22-27, 2008 at ArcLight Hollywood, a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Los Angeles. Jury and Audience Choice Prizes will be awarded for Best Feature, Documentary and Short film.