The movie Matto Ki Saikil, that includes actor-filmmaker Prakash Jha and directed by M Gani, is all set to have its world premiere on the 25th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, to be held from October 21 to October 30.
The movie has been chosen to be screened within the A Window On Asian Cinema part of the competition.
“I extend my heartfelt thanks to the selection committee of the prestigious Busan International Film Festival and to Prakash Jha, who stood by me and believed in the story. I was fortunate that I had a wonderful team that made this film possible and I thank each member associated with the film. I am humbled that an original voice from a rural heartland India has been noticed at an International coveted platform, which will pave way for people who believe that cinema can be a medium to showcase the life of the downtrodden, and have the passion to tell meaningful stories,” mentioned Gani.
The story of the movie revolves round a household’s wrestle to purchase a brand new bicycle and the way their lives depend upon it. The movie additionally options Anita Choudhary and Aarohi Sharma amongst others.—IANS