AFTER being screened in over 10 film festivals world-wide, Marathi movie Vihir would be shown at five more international film festivals this month. "The movie would be a part of Karlovy vary International Film Festival, Taipei International film festival, La Rochelle International Film Festival and London Indian Film Festival," director Umesh Kulkarni told PTI.
Vihir (well) will be the closing film of the London festival, he said, adding it will be the inaugural movie for the Bollywood and Beyond International Film Festival to be held at Stuttgart in Germany. The Karlovy vary Film Festival will be held from July 2 to 10 in the Czech Republic. The Taipei film festival would begin on July 4 and would conclude on July 12. The La Rochelle International Film Festival to be held in France would begin on July 2 and end on July 9. The London festival would be a six-day affair commencing from July 15. Similarly, Bollywood and Beyond International film festival in Germany would begin on July 22 and would culminate on July 25.
Vihir has been screened in festivals like Berlin and Rotterdam. The movie is the first Marathi production of Amitabh Bachchan Corp Ltd (ABCL). The movie starring Madan Deodhar, Alok Rajwade, Jyoti Subhash, Amruta Subhash, Mohan Agashe and Sulbha Deshpande deals with questions regarding birth and death being faced by a teenager after the death of his cousin.
The movie was released in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, and Kolhapur on March 19 followed by other cities in Maharashtra.