Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sanya Malhotra's 'Photograph' heads to Berlinale

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 18, 2019, 05:52 PM(IST)

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra in a still from 'Photograph' Photograph:( WION Web Team )

Story highlights

'Photograph' is Nawazuddin's second film with director Ritesh Batra. The actor-director duo earlier worked in 'The Lunchbox'. 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra starrer 'Photograph' will be screened at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival in February. The film's director, Ritesh Batra took to Twitter to share the news. 

"Hello all, `Photograph` will be screened at the #Berlinale2019," Batra posted on Thursday. 

×

The lead actor, Nawazuddin too shared the news on his Twitter page. "Super Excited to inform you all that after being officially selected at the prestigious SundanceFilmFestival2019 my film #photograph will also be screened at the #berlinale2019 Thank You @riteshbatra for doing this wonder & @sanyamalhotra07 for being a wonderful part of this(sic)" the actor tweeted. 

×

According to the official site of the festival, 'Photograph' will be part of the Berlinale Special Gala at the Friedrichstadt-Palast where it will have its European premiere. It also features in Berlinale Special films category. The fest will start from February 7 and will run till February 17. The festival will also have a screening of Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy'. 

'Photograph' revolves around a struggling street photographer (Nawazuddin), who is pressured to marry by his grandmother. He convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancee. Also see: 'Bombairiya' to 'Hamid': 11 Indies to look forward to in 2019

It also stars Farrukh Jaffar, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vijay Raaz, Jim Sarbh, Akash Sinha and Saharsh Kumar Shukla. 

'Photograph' is Nawazuddin's second film with director Ritesh Batra. The actor-director duo earlier worked in 'The Lunchbox'. 

'Photograph' will also premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2019, which will be held from January 24 to February 3, 2019.

Read in App