Monsoon Shootout Goes to Cannes Film festival

By Faisal Saif

Still from Monsoon Shootout

Mumbai, April 21, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Guneet Monga and Anurag Kashyap’s production Monsoon Shootout has been announced to be screened at the Midnight screening of the Cannes Film Festival. Produced by their company Sikhya Entertainment along with UK based Yaffle Films and Pardesi Films, Monsoon Shootout is directed by Amit Kumar.

Monsoon Shootout marks Kumar's directorial feature debut and is acclaimed for his BAFTA winning film "The Bypass".

Monsoon Shootout revolves around a rookie cop’s moment of reckoning, to shoot or not to shoot.

Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neeraj Kabi, Geetanjali Thapa and Vijay Verma, the film will be have its world premiere at the film festival. It is learnt that Amit Kumar along with the producers and cast will be present at the festival.

Furthermore the film has additionally prior to its release sold numerous territories of the film, including television rights to a noted french company. Internationally the film is being represented by Fortissimo Films.

Still from Monsoon Shootout

Faisal SaifFaisal Saif is co-editor of Global Movie Magazine and sub-editor of Youth Eye Magazine. A passionate Bollywood Feature News Writer and film critic, Saif is a regular contributor to Santabanta, Page 3 Bollywood, Orissa Diary, PardaPhash, NewsWala, The News Tribe, Bolega India and many more online and print journals. Saif lives in Mumbai and can be reached at thatfaisalsaif at gmail.