The theatrical trailer of Ranvir Shorey's Titli, directed by debutant Kanu Behl is out. The movie, about the badlands of Delhi's dystopic underbelly, will be in competition as part of the Un Certain Regard section of the 67th Cannes film gala, to be held May 14-25.
A still from the film Titli.
Produced by Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films, Titli features Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora in the lead roles.
Talking about the film, Behl said, "Titli is a film about family, roots and the ghosts within our most intimate relationships. It's an extremely personal film. The journey to the core of the film has been a difficult and exciting one and I'm looking forward to it going out into the world."
Titli revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers - one of whom runs away from home to escape his oppressive family but turns to a life of crime.
In the badlands of Delhi’s dystopic underbelly, Titli, the youngest member of a violent car-jacking brotherhood, plots a desperate bid to escape the ‘family’ business. His struggle to do so is countered at each stage by his indignant brothers, who finally try marrying him off to ‘settle’ him. Titli finds an unlikely ally in his new wife, caught though she is in her own web of warped reality and dysfunctional dreams. They form a strange, beneficial partnership, only to confront their inability to escape the bindings of their family roots. But is escape, the same as freedom?”
Check out the trailer:
(With inputs from IANS)