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12-11-2009, 02:55 AM #1
'Rocket Singh' to be screened at Dubai Film fest
New Delhi, Dec 10 : It is a film that has been creating waves across the country even before its worldwide release tomorrow.
Ranbir Kapoor-starrer ‘Rocket Singh- Salesman of the year’ has been selected in the 6th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), being held in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates between December 9-16, sources in Yashraj Films, the producers of the film said.
Directed by Shimit Amin (of ‘Chak De India’ fame) and scripted by Jaideep sahni, who also wrote the script of ‘Chak De India’, 'Rocket Singh- salesman of The Year’ will be part of the ‘Gala Celebration of Indian Cinema’ section of the Out of Competition DIFF programme.
The film, which also features newcomer Shajahn Padamsee and Gauhar Khan, will have a World Premiere at the Dubai film festival.
The screening is scheduled for 1900 hrs today in Madinat Arena Cinema.
Present at the screening of the film at the festival will be its lead cast Ranbir Kapoor, Shimit Amin and Jaideep Sahni, all of whom have been especially invited by the to attend the festival.
'Rocket Singh' is a story of a fresh graduate trying to strike a balance between the maddening demands of the professional way, and the way of his heart and stumbling upon a crazy way which turns his world upside down, and his career right side up.
Now in its sixth year, DIFF 2009 is held in association with Dubai Studio City and supported by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. Since its first edition in 2004, DIFF has established itself as an important cultural event in Dubai and the UAE.
There has been a remarkable growth in the number of films presented and an increased interest in audience numbers at DIFF.
The festival has also seen a similar growth in the attendance of key international and regional filmmakers, industry professionals and members of the local, regional and international press.
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