UTV Spotboy and Shringar Films today announced that their co-production FILMISTAAN will release on 6th June 2014. In keeping with its focus on high concept films that showcase emerging young talent, UTV Spotboy has decided to back this incredible film, which has been amongst the most acclaimed movies at film festivals around the world last year and is already a National Award winner for the Best Hindi Film to have been produced in 2013!
FILMISTAAN is a funny and heart-warming story about how Bollywood binds all South Asians, even across borders. It is a true ode to the magic of our movies and their life-changing and life-affirming influence on people. The trailer of FILMISTAAN will be unveiled in cinemas with 2 STATES on April 18th, 2014.
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‘At UTV Spotboy, we have always believed in the power of a good story and that is the reason we have decided to back a movie like FILMISTAAN. With a first time director and a fresh ensemble cast, this film has already bagged a National Award for Best Film and has been the toast of film festivals around the world. We believe it’s a film that just about everyone will relate to because it is about the magic of Bollywood. We will back it with aggressive marketing and distribution to take it to audiences everywhere and are very happy to be associating with Shringar Films on this venture’, said Amar Butala, Creative Director – Studios, Disney India.
Talking about the association, Shyam Shroff, Director – Shringar Films said, ‘It gives me immense pleasure to join hands with UTV Spotboy for the release of FILMISTAAN. It’s a story about people’s passion for Bollywood and how it really influences their lives. Having grown on up on Bollywood myself, I feel it’s a story which deserves to be told and I am excited about embarking on this journey with Siddharth, Amrita, Amar and their amazing team as I truly believe that UTV Spotboy will give the film its deserved canvas.’
”It gives me immense pleasure to join hands with UTV Spotboy for the release of my debut film. Every movie is a reflection of its director’s thoughts and this movie is a reflection of the way I think. I am extremely excited about the mainstream release of my film and look forward to the audience’s reaction,’ added Nitin Kakkar, writer and director of FILMISTAAN.
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