We had an amazing response in the MAMI and Busan: Manoj Bajpayee overwhelmed with In the Shadows reviews

In The Shadows is a psychological drama about a man who is trapped within the city walls and in his own mind and attempts to break free to find a human connection.

bollywood Updated: Oct 18, 2017 09:57 IST
New Delhi , Asian News International
Manoj Bajpayee,In the Shadows,MAMI
Manoj Bajpayee during the screening of In The Shadows at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.(IANS)

Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee is ‘overwhelmed’ with his first international film, In the Shadows, getting appreciation from Bollywood as well audiences across the globe.

Expressing his delight, the 48-year-old actor said, “It is a very overwhelming feeling when our industry and audiences around the globe are loving our work. The film is extremely special to all of us and we have worked extremely hard for it. It feels great that these kind of festivals gives films like our film In the Shadows as it gives much needed encouragement. We had an amazing response in the MAMI and Busan and are looking forward to the same in the upcoming festivals where the film is going to be screened,” he added.

The thriller film is a psychological drama about a man who is trapped within the city walls and in his own mind and attempts to break free to find a human connection.

Directed by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Dipesh Jain, the film has been competing in some of the significant worldwide film festivals. Recently, it had two simultaneous first screenings at the Busan Film Festival and Jio MAMI.

The Naam Shabana star and film’s director, who were a part of the Busan Film Festival screening, were amazed with the extremely positive response from the international crowd. It is known that the screening went housefull and the entire crowd was emotional after the film was over. Incidentally, the reaction at MAMI film festival was also similar.

The screening was also attended by a list of talented celebrities like Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Bose, Sudhir Mishra, Newton director Amit Masurkar, Makrand Despande and many more who appreciated the film’s team.

In The Shadows will be screened in Chicago Film Festival, Dubai International Film Festival (Middle East Premiere- Official announcement soon), International Film Festival of Kerala and in-competition for Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), among others.

The film also stars Ranvir Shorey, Neeraj Kabi and Shahana Goswami.

Follow @htshowbiz for more

First Published: Oct 18, 2017 09:57 IST