World premiere of Chittagong at IFFLA

MUMBAI: Bedabrata Pain‘s film Chittagong will have its world premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) on 10 April.

The film gets to open on the silver screen after a two-year-long arduous journey. The Manoj Bajpai-starrer was supposed to release way back in 2010, but since Ashutosh Gowariker‘s Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010) also revolved around the Chittagong revolution of 1930, the film was delayed.

Said Pain, "Emotionally, both me and Shonali (Shonali Bose co-writer and wife) were in a sad state. Despite having lost our teenage son in an accident, we completed the film before its then-release date. Yet we have had to wait for two years."

Pain, who is one of the inventors of the active pixel sensor technology that produced the world‘s smallest camera which has been inducted to the US Space Technology Hall of Fame, is now waiting to release his film in India.

Other films that will also be screened at the festival are Abhinay Deo‘s Delhi Belly and Sriram Raghavan‘s Agent Vinod, besides critically acclaimed films like Salim Ahmed‘s Abu Son of Adam (2011), Rajan Khosa‘s Gattu, Karan Gour‘s Kshay and Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni‘s Deool.

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