India’s first gay film goes international
Usually the only international release small budget Bollywood films get is on DVDs but Sanjay Sharma’s Dunno Y... Na Jaane Kyun is going to see a theatrical release in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.bollywood Updated: Aug 13, 2010 18:59 IST
Usually the only international release small budget Bollywood films get is on DVDs. Sanjay Sharma’s
Dunno Y... Na Jaane Kyun
is going to see a theatrical release in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
would be the first small budget film to be released in theatres in these countries. And, while big blockbusters are aimed at the Indians settled there,
will target all audiences. It will release either with German subtitles or be dubbed in the respective languages. The first phase of the release will begin in September, and the second in November.
The film, a first in India about serious gay relationships, has been creating a lot of buzz in the market due to the novelty factor. German distributors were interested in bringing the film to these countries; therefore they traced the lead actor, Kapil Sharma’s email id. “They heard about the film in their local newspapers and the Internet. So I sent them a trailor of the film and they really liked it. The deal is on and we are now working on a contract,” says Sharma.
First Published: Aug 11, 2010 12:55 IST