DELHI: 9 Eleven, a Bollywood feature film
by America-based filmmaker of Indian origin Manan Singh
Katohora which won the 2012 Rising Star Award at the
Canada International Film Festival, has been released
in the United States by Databazaar Media Ventures.
controversial short film 'Date 25', another film by
the same filmmaker, has been globally released by 1takemedia,
a leading distributor of alternate content.
last year, the film Nine Eleven had been
given an Adult certificate without any cuts by the Central
Board of Film Certification in India.
The film portrays the life of 10 people who belong to
different walks of life. Though each individual has
achieved a measure of success in his or her life, their
darkest secrets come out in the open when all of them
are given some time for introspection, when they meet
each other in a bizarre twist of events. They realise
that their lives are inter-woven and this literally
shakes up their peaceful lives.
film 9-Eleven is a fast paced thriller with undertones
of terrorism. Terrorism need not be political, "ideologically"
generated or xenophobic. Terrorism can also be a great
motivator for conflict resolution or revenge.
Produced by Amar Durga Films in association with JMD
Creations, the film stars Devasish Ray, Priya M.,
Jyoti Singh, Samir Stewart, Sonny Chatrath, Tejash
Natali, Nikkitasha Marwaha, Vicki Yung, Homi Irani,
Paul Singh, Chinmay Dhamne, Roni Mazumdar, Sonny Suri,
Tanuj M., Ripneet Brar, Mandira Mehra, Nilima Mehra,
Nitin Verma, , Rashmi Pradhan, Salsabil Malik, Aisha
Rasul, Manvi Puri, Shalabh Agrawal, Sumeet Verma,
and Vick Krishna. Kashmera Shah features as a guest
artiste in an item number composed by Music Director
Jatin Pandit. The lyrics are by Sanjay Chel and the
choreography is by Amaan Shabana Khan.
Databazaar Media is an on-demand IPTV/ Internet streaming
service that provides users with unlimited streaming
of movies, TV shows and music videos in over six Indian
languages including Hindi, Bengali, English, and Marathi
for a flat monthly rate. The service is accessible
on a number of devices and platforms such as Roku,
NeoTV, Google TV, iPad, connected TVs and DVD players,
and on Boxee.
short feature is the story of Nina, a South-Asian
woman who is around 30 years, trying to date the right
kind of man online since she is under pressure from
her traditional parents about marriage. But all she
meets are losers, till the 25th date.
Tina Lee Robles, Taimor Ali, Rita Pahwa, Dr Suresh
Khetan, Samir Shah, Vicknesh Krishnaswamy, Venu Nakshathram,
Nauman Javaid, Tejash Natali, Achal Dua, Arti Singh,
and Jacqueline Lopez., the films crew includes
Pruitt Allen, Reid Fiester, Vick Krishna, Jay Krishnan,
John Pratt, Sommer Long, Jeff Katz, Wajid Ali Syed,
Craig Fleming, and Jason Dunmore.