Mumbai: After receiving a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival this year, Masaan gets a standing ovation at the film’s first public screening for the Indian audience in Ahmedabad
Richa Chadha along with newcomers Vicky Kaushal and Shweta Tripathi and director Neeraj Ghaywan who were in Ahmedabad on July 17th to promote their upcoming film, Masaan, were overwhelmed with the audience response.
Richa Chadha who got emotional with the fantastic audience response in Ahmedabad says, “We were nervous because this was the first show with the India cut. Because we saved something special for our country. Not only was there an encore of the standing ovation, people were moved to tears… again. We are humbled.”
The film, which had its first public screening in Ahmedabad at Cinepolis completely, won over the audience.
The film which won two prestigious awards at the Cannes Film Festival (FIPRESCI prize, International Jury of Film Critics prize for the Un Certain Regard section, Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section) is slated for July 24th release.