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Filmistaan – National Award Winner Movie Releasing June 6th in Cinemas

Filmistaan is an award winning Bollywood Film directed by Nitin Kakkar and produced by Satellite Pictures Pvt. Ltd. and Shringar Film Pvt. Ltd. It was released in World Premiere at 17th BUSAN international Film Festival, 2012(South Korea).

Filmistaan - National Award Winner
Official Poster of Movie Filmistaan [Image: Bollywood Hungama]

Cast and Crew:
Movie: Filmistaan
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Studio: Satellite Pictures Pvt. Ltd. and Shringar Film Pvt. Ltd., Utv Motion Pictures
Starring: Sharib Hashmi, Inaamulhaq, Kumud Mishra, Gopal Datt.
Director/Writer/Screenplay: Nitin Kakkar
Dialogue: Sharib Hashmi
Producers: Satellite Pctures Pvt. Ltd.
Music Director: Arijit Dutta
Editor: Shachindra Vats
Cinematography: Subhransu Das
Art Director: Urvi Ashar, Shipra Rawal
Costume Designer: Payal Ashar Chohan
Media Consultants: Parull Gossain
Release Date: June 6th, 2014

Plot outline:
An affable Bollywood buff and wanna-be-actor Sunny, goes with an American crew to remote areas in Rajasthan to work on a documentary film. One day after pack-up an Islamic terrorist group kidnaps him. When the group leader find that the inept terrorist had mistaken their prisoner for the American crew-member he decide to keep him hostage until they locate their original target.

Sunny finds himself on enemy border amidst guns and pathani-clad guards, The house in which he is confined, belongs to a Pakistani, whose trade stems from pirated Hindi films, which he brings back every time he crosses the border.

On this shared wavelength, Sunny wins some brownie points from his stern guards. Soon, the two factions realize that they share a human and cultural bond. They decide to deliver their ward back to his country. The film shows how cinema can be the universal panacea for co-existence.

Awards:
A Special Jury Mention At The 17th Busan International Film Festival.
Best Debut Director at Kerela international Film Festival.
Best Indian Feature Film Delhi International Film Festival.
Best Debut Director at Jaipur International Film Festival.
Best Upcoming feature Film at Jaipur International film Festival.
National Award for Best Hindi Feature Film 2012
Best Film Audience Choice at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
German Star Of India At Stuttgart Indian Film Festival

Official Selection:
17th Busan International Film Festival. (Korea)
14th Mumbai International Film Festival.
17th Kerela International Film Festival.
Delhi International Film Festival.
24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. (California,USA.)
23rd Tromso International Film Festival. (Sweden)
36th Gotenburg International Film Festival.(Norway)
Jaipur International Film Festival.
11th Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles.
13th New York Indian Film Festival.
Seattle Internationl Film Festival.
Stuttgart Indian Film Festival, Germany.
Montreal World Film Festival
Dharamshala International Film Festival
Jagran Film festival.
ReelWorld Film Festival, Markham.
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

Watch official Theatrical Trailer of Filmistaan:
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