'Finding Fanny' selected for Busan International Film Festival

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 3, 2014, 8:25 pm IST
Updated Jan 10, 2016, 8:38 am IST
The festival will take place in October 2014
'Finding Fanny' movie poster
 'Finding Fanny' movie poster

Mumbai: Homi Adajania’s quirky comedy ‘Finding Fanny’ has been selected for the famous Korean film festival (Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)). The makers are very excited to screen the film at this renowned venue.

Director Homi Adajania expressed, "It's pretty cool to be showcasing at the Busan International Film Festival because it is the top festival in all of Asia. Big names come to Busan and I know that last year they had an over 200-thousand strong audience come in from all over the world to watch the chosen films. So ya, it feels very good that Finding Fanny has been invited there." 

 

Deepika Padukone, who plays the character of Angie, says, "I know that the Busan International Film Festival is huge in prestige and is widely considered within the top ten festivals in the world so having our film invited there is very exciting because it will reach a massive and varied international audience. It's an amazing moment for us and that too just before the release of the film. We thank Busan for bestowing this honour on us." 

Arjun Kapoor, who plays the character of Savio mentioned, "This is great news for the entire team of Finding Fanny. It's a moment of pride and joy that a prestigious film festival like Busan has given us such recognition."

Other entries from India that will be screened at the 19th Busan International Film festival include Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Haider’, ‘Margaret, With a Straw’, ‘Labor of Love’ and ‘Goli Soda’.

The festival will take place between October 2-11, 2014.  Depending on the availability of the actors, they will attend the event.

The film features Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah, and Pankaj Kapoor. Being hailed as the movie to watch out for, Finding Fanny is set to release on September 12 in Hindi and English.

Watch the making of 'Finding Fanny'


 

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