Thursday, January 31, 2013

Spot News re India at 2013 Berlinale

Spot News!

Two new projects to highlight at the European Film Market

The Hindi feature film Ishq Actually (The Colours of Love), the first feature film directed by Anish Khanna, will hold its World Premiere at the European Film Market at a special screening. The European Film Market takes place in tandem with the Berlin Film Festival. The film stars Rajeev Khandelwal, Rayo Bakhirta, Neha Ahuja, Ann Mitchai, Neha Gehlot and Siddharth Van.

Lead actor Rajeev Khandelwal had a successful year in 2012 with the film Shaitan, which garnered several awards in India. Ishq Actually is an Aris Pioneer Enterprises Company Ltd presentation and a Blue Throat Entertainment Production.

Umrika - In development, written and to be directed by Prashant Nair

Film Base Berlin, co-producers of Farhan Akhtar’s Don 2 (2011), bring the screenplay Umrika to the European Film Market. It heralds the first India-France-Germany co-production. The writer/director is Prashant Nair. The script was developed at the Sundance Lab in 2012. Umrika is produced by Mathias Schwerbrock, co-producer of Don 2 and line producer of the Wikileaks film, The Fifth Estate.

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