Director Ashvin Kumars mainstream ecologic thriller
The Forest is set to release on 4 May.
Forest, a thriller with an ecological message, is a
chilling tale of a man-eating leopard set in the jungles
of North India.
Forest is the third release under PVR Cinemas
Directors Rare series. Its star cast includes
the likes of Javed Jafferi, Nandana Sen, Ankur Vikal
and Salim Ali Zaidi.
Ashwin is the youngest Indian writer-director with
an Academy Award Oscar nomination for Little Terrorist
and National Award winning director for Inshallah
his Oscar nomination, the director joins the select
list of Indians at the Oscars like Mira Nair, Deepa
Mehta, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Shekhar Kapur, Resul Pookutty,
Bhanu Athaiya and AR Rahman. He is the only Indian
to ever be nominated into the short film category.
film had early premiered at Cinequest Film Festival
in San Jose in February 2009 and had its market premiere
at Cannes Market 09. It was also a part of the
official competition of Montreal International Film
Festival, Canada and Sitges International Film Festival,