Peddlers (2012) at TIFF
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Mumbai, Aug 4, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Peddlers (2012) is a powerhouse thriller movie set in Mumbai. The film is about the lives of a rookie cop, a streetwise orphan and a beautiful young ex-teacher who collide explosively in the drug underworld of Mumbai. The edgy Bollywood Indian thriller film exemplifies the verve and excitement of India's new independent cinema.
Eros International and Anuragh Kashyap Films Pvt Ltd have joined hands for this path breaking film ‘Peddlers’.
Directed by Vasan Bala, the film Starring Gulshan Deviah, Siddharth Menon, Kriti Malhotra and Nimrat Kaur. The film has been programmed for the City to City section with an aim to bring global cities to Toronto audiences, where the focus will be on Mumbai this year.
Produced by Guneet Monga and Anurag Kashyap, Peddlers has created a buzz by winning accolades and appreciation on the international platforms. Speaking about the film, Guneet Monga says, "TIFF is among world's top movie events, and is a gateway for international films into the North American region. We are very proud and honored to have not one, but four of our films including Peddlers at the festival this year. Eros International saw the potential in the film the moment they saw it and decided to back it up.”
Interestingly, Peddlers is Vasan’s directorial debut. Prior to Peddlers, Vasan has assisted Kashyap on Dev D, That Girl In Yellow Boots among others and partnered with him as the Associate Director of Michael Winterbottom’s Trishna, which was filmed in India. Talking about his first film, director Vasan Bala says, “It’s great that the film has been selected at Toronto after Cannes. Since the French press sighted a very American independent influence on the film, I am quite curious how it will be received here”.