NO SMOKING released in 2007 is still continuing to make an impression in the festival circuit abroad. The Anurag Kashyap directed film has recently won a few awards for itself at the Indian Film Festival and would be enjoying repeated screening for itself. The festival would first play at three venues in Beijing (China) and then also travel five cities globally.
Film Producer Kumar Mangat says, "I am very happy that my film NO SMOKING is being awarded and appreciated even outside India. It has been almost four years since NO SMOKING was released and it's still getting a huge platform and a chance to be part of these festivals. What more can a producer wish for?"
Vishal Bhardwaj, who had co-produced the film with Kumar Mangat, adds, "I felt very pleased and contented on learning about my film being recognized and awarded internationally. NO SMOKING was a film based on different subject unlikely the customary commercial cinema. When a film like this garners so much appreciation, it is overwhelming and motivates it's makers too!