MUMBAI: Vikramaditya Motwane along with director duo Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa did a live video chat for the award winning documentary KATIYABAAZ, presented by Phantom Films. Not only this, the lead actor Loha Singh and AD Faizi Mustafa also joined in.
The director duo revealed that they shot for two and a half years for the film and how they took the help of localites from Kanpur for the film. Loha Singh expressed his desire to work with Madhuri Dixit.
You can view the Google hangout, which went live on August 20, 2014 on Glamsham’s Youtube channel, right here: bit.ly/KatiyabaazHangout
KATIYABAAZ is the story of electricity theft in Kanpur told through the eyes of two protagonists: Loha Singh, a katiyabaaz and Ritu Maheshwari, an IAS officer. It tells the story of the electricity crisis in small town India. It premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and has traveled to 50 festivals across all continents. It was awarded the National Film Award and Best Indian Film award at Mumbai Film Festival last year.
KATIYABAAZ will release across India on 22nd August.
About Phantom Films:
In the short time that Phantom films has been around, their name has become synonymous with quality and good content films. India s first Director’s only production house that has had an extremely successful year with back to back hits, ‘Hasee toh Phasee’ and ‘Queen’, will be presenting ‘Katiyabaaz’, an extremely relevant and entertaining film from India.