After receiving a mind-boggling response from movie festivals the world over,Onir and Sanjay Suri's I AM had its release date postponed from the 22nd April to April 29th, 2011.
Not too long ago I AM was bestowed the David Flint Honorary Award For Promoting Human Rights, Awarded the Best in Asian Cinema (NETPAC) at the International Film Festival of Kerala '2010.Furthur, it went on to win the Audience Choice Award, Best Film, River To River Film Festival, Florence '2010 and was the opening film at the IVIEW Engendered Film Festival in NEW YORK Sept 2010
Says a trade source, 'Urban thinking audiences are eagerly awaiting the release of the film .The producers of the film have decided to release the film in the last week of April but that will make no difference to the fact that I AM is one of the most anticipated movies this year.'
I AM is a tale of 4 stories woven together that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society. The film unfolds many a tale of individuals struggling to find their identity, and uphold their dignity in a world that is callous, cold and unsympathetic.
The film boasts of music by three different music directors including Amit Trivedi and stars an ensemble cast that includes Rahul Bose, Sanjay Suri, Juhi Chawla, Manisha Koirala, Nandita Das, Abhimanyu Singh, Purab Kohli and others. The film will also mark the acting debuts of directors Anurag Kashyap and Anurag Basu.
Sanjay Suri and Onir's I AM, the first crowd sourced mainstream Hindi film is co produced by over 400 people from 35 cities across the world and comes to a theatre near you on 29th April, 2011.