Nagesh Kukunoor’s Dhanak to premiere at Berlin Film Fest
Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor’s film Dhanak has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015. It will have its world premiere at the festival itself.
Shot in the by-lanes of Rajasthan, the film revolves around a little girl Pari’s endeavor towards getting his brother’s eyesight back.
They set out on a journey where they encounter myriad colors of life to meet superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who on a poster promised his viewers new eyes.
The complete details of the Generation programme, which focuses on films around young people who come out of situations that threaten their existence, will be announced in mid January next year.
Exhilarated by the news, Kukunoor posted on the micro-blogging website Twitter to share his happiness over the film getting an international platform.
“Thrilled to announce that my new film Dhanak @dhanakthefilm is head to the Berlin Film Festival. Feb 2015!!!
“Dhanak’s @dhanakthefilm magical journey begins in Berlin. Let us celebrate @ManMundra @elaheh”p!” Kukunoor tweeted.
Actor Rannvijay Singh, who worked in Kukunoor’s 2011 film Mod, also congratulated the director.
“Congratularions sirr! @nkukunoor: Thrilled to announce that my new film Dhanak @dhanakthefilm is head to the Berlin Film Festival. Feb 2015!” the actor tweeted.
The Berlin Film Festival festival begins on February 5, 2015.