MAMI Presents India Premiere of Atomic Blonde
The MAMI Year Round Programme continues to bring the best of cinema from around the world and India to the city. The latest film to have its India Premiere was David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde .
The premiere saw a tremendous turn out of film buffs in the city as well as well-known personalities such as Akshay Oberoi, Rajshri Deshpande, Shruti Seth, Tanuja Chandra, Ranvir Shorey, Raaghav Chanana, Kanu Behl, Rohan Sippy, Rajat Barmecha and Mozez Singh.
Atomic Blonde is based on the 2012 graphic novel, The Coldest City. Set in1989 the story revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Starring Charlize Theron , Lorraine Broughton, James McAvoy, David Percival, Eddie Marsan, John Goodman, Emmett Kurzfeld and Toby Jones.
MAMI Creative Director Smriti Kiran said, “The festival is two months away and we couldn’t have asked for a better film to get the adrenaline pumping of our audience and us:) With a stellar star cast, Atomic Blonde is a fantastic ode to women oriented action films. The MAMI Year Round Programme has become prolific, with a continued commitment to bring audiences world class cinema. We are grateful to PVR Cinemas and Vkaao for making this happen.”
Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures, said, “MAMI has always aimed at encouraging good cinema by showcasing and appreciating films around the world. We are extremely thrilled to once again associate with them and have our upcoming spy thriller Atomic Blonde screen at this prestigious film festival. Directed by David Leitch this high octave action thriller has Charlize Theron as an all action protagonist in the film. Based on the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City this action thriller is sure to enthrall the audiences.”