Busan Film Festival 2019: Vineet Singh’s ‘Aadhaar’ and Adil Hussain’s ‘Raahgir’ to premiere at the festival

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 05, 2019, 03:28 PM(IST)

Posters of 'Aadhaar' and 'Raahgir'. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Indian films ‘Aadhaar’ and ‘Raahgir’ are all set to premiere at the Busan International Film Festival in October this year. 

Indian films ‘Aadhaar’ and ‘Raahgir’ are all set to premiere at the Busan International Film Festival in October this year. 

Starring Vineet Kumar Singh, ‘Aadhaar’ is set to premiere on October 6 at the festival which will run from October 3 to 12. The film has been directed by National Award winner Suman Ghosh and produced by Drishyam Films. 

The film will narrate the story of a common man stuck in bureaucratic process as the Aadhaar scheme is introduced in the country. 

“The film is uniquely relevant in today’s climate and we are glad it’s getting its due recognition,” Drishyam Films’ founder Manish Mundra said in a statement. The film boasts of a talented ensemble cast including veteran actors Raghubir Yadav, Saurabh Shukla and Sanjay Mishra among others.

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Meanwhile, ace Bengali filmmaker Goutam Ghose’s directs a Hindi film after a decade in ‘Raahgir’. Adil Hussain, Neeraj Kabi and Tilottama Shome play the lead characters in the film. A story of three strangers who meet on a journey and form a bond, the film is based on a short story by Bengali author Prafulla Roy. 

Hussain took to Twitter to share the news of the film’s premiere at the film festival. 

“A tale of Humanity and Empathy, film @raahgirthefilm #Raahgir directed by none other than #GautamGhose more than a dozen #nationalaward winner is premiering in  @busanfilmfest  in October 2019. In the Lead @TillotamaShome @NeerajKabi  and me. Produced by  @itsamitagarwal,”Hussain wrote. 

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