Saand Ki Aankh to close MAMI Mumbai Film Festival
Directed by Tushar Hiranandani, the biographical sports drama is fronted by Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar
Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar’s sports drama Saand Ki Aankh will close the 21st edition of the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.
Directed by Tushar Hiranandani, the film is based on the lives of octogenarian sharpshooters, Chando and Prakashi Tomar. The biopic will premiere at the festival on October 24, a day ahead of its theatrical release on October 25.
“It's a matter of great pride for me and my entire team that my first directorial film will be screened at MAMI's closing ceremony. I'm positively hopeful that it will be loved by the audiences at the prestigious festival,” Tushar, who makes his directorial debut with Saand Ki Aankh, said.
Creative producer Anurag Kashyap added, "The story of Saand Ki Aankh is an inspiring one. It has the capability to change mindsets. I am glad that it got a platform like MAMI and I am excited to see people's reaction."
Saand Ki Aankh also stars Vineet Kumar Singh, Prakash Jha, Shaad Randhawa and Nikhat Khan.
The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival will run from October 17 to October 24.