South-East Asian premiere of Life! Camera Action at DIFF

MUMBAI: US-born Rohit Gupta‘s internationally acclaimed award-winning film Life! Camera Action will have its South-East Asian premiere at the ongoing 12th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).

The film will screen on 19 January in the ‘Cinema of the World‘ dramatic competitive section.

Said festival director Ahmed Muztaba Zamal, “We are honored and thankful to Rohit for having us host the South-East Asia premiere of Life! Camera Action at the DIFF 2012.”

The film relates the story of a young girl, Reina, played by actress Dipti Mehta who is threatened by her parents (Subodh Batra and Prabha Batra) to be disowned, if she insists on an unstable career like filmmaking, instead of doing what usually is the norm -- become a doctor, engineer or architect.

“I am happy to see our film chosen to screen in Cinema of the World at the prestigious DIFF 2012," said Gupta in a statement.

The 12th DIFF will feature over 200 films from 55 countries from six continents and will be attended by celebrities and dignitaries from around the world.

The DIFF is one of the most prestigious film events in the international film festival circuit and has been dedicated in celebrating the global mainstream in film and its social relevance for nineteen years.

The curtains of the festival will be wrung down on January 20.

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