Amol Palekar's And Once Again to now open on 20 August

MUMBAI: Amol Palekar‘s English language film, And Once Again, that was to release on 13 August has been deferred by a week as it would have clashed with Aamir Khan‘s Peepli [Live].

Talking about the deferment, Palekar says," We didn‘t want to take chance with Aamir Khan‘s Peepli [Live] also releasing on the same day. And who can contest a Aamir Khan film?"

This film comes five years after Palekar released his last film Paheli, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji, on 24 June 2005.

The film deals with intricacies of man-woman relationship and talks about repercussions of violence on human life; its lingering shadow on all of us with its startling shades. Somehow we manage to draw a line between our past and present.

The non-violent film has no glam and glitter and no sexy songs and dance, says Palekar. "In fact the film is about the tussle between the past and the present", he adds.

The film, written by Palekar‘s wife Sandhya and shot on location in Sikkim, has Antara Mali, Rajat Kapoor, Rituparna Sengupta and Gerson D‘Cunha among others.

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