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The BFI London Film Festival which will present the best films from around the world highlights Mira Nair’s “Queen of Katway” in Gala section. India will be represented with 6 films and the festival runs from 5th to 16th October.
Shyam Benegal’s 1979 film “Junoon” will be shown as part of Treasure section. The world renowned director Budhadeb Das Gupta`s “The bait” tells the story of a man who lives with monkeys and an old king who boast about killing a tiger. Ramprakash Omprakash Pirza’s film “Mirzya” is a love story evocative of Romeo and Juliet.
“You are my Sunday” Milind Dhaimad’s film depict the story of a group of amateur footballers in Juhu beach in Bombay. “An insignificant man” is a documentary on Kejriwal the political hope of many millions of Indians, who played his hands in a seriously flawed way. The documentary is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. “A billion colour story” is the tale of Hari whose father is Muslim and the mother is Hindu and it is directed by N Padmakumar.
“Lion” is an Australian and Indian production based on a true story of an Indian boy who was sleeping in a stationary train and ended up 100s of miles away in Kolkata. Later he was in orphanage and adopted by an Australian couple. After settling with his adoptive parents in Australia he starts to search for his real past at the age of 25. Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman are in lead roles.
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