Exclusive: When Konkona found no backers for her debut A Death in the Gunj

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | UMA RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Published Feb 15, 2017, 12:05 am IST
Updated Feb 16, 2017, 1:14 pm IST
Directorial debut feature, written and directed by Konkona Sen Sharma, A Death in the Gunj is set in 1979.
The film features actors like Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Neeraj Kabi, Suraj Sharma and Sayani Gupta.
 The film features actors like Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Neeraj Kabi, Suraj Sharma and Sayani Gupta.

Actress turned director Konkona Sen Sharma’s directorial debut film A Death In The Gunj has garnered positive response at film festivals and now, is all set to get its commercial release in April 2017.

The producer of the film Honey Trehan says, “I am looking forward to release the film in April and we are negotiating with the exact date. I am confident with my product, so I am not worried about anything.”

 

Directorial debut feature, written and directed by Konkona Sen Sharma, A Death in the Gunj is set in 1979. Honey further reveals, “When I met Konkona, she told me that almost everybody has refused to produce the film. All the producers and studios refused to back this film. I loved the script and I said I will produce it.”

The film features actors like Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Neeraj Kabi, Suraj Sharma and Sayani Gupta.





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