Ashim Ahluwalia’s ‘Miss Lovely’ to release in India with 400 prints

MUMBAI: Miss Lovely directed by Ashim Ahluwalia has received a fair amount of appreciation for his work that is based on Bombay's C-grade film industry in the ‘80s, but internationally. The director has struggled to release it in India. However, now the film would release in 400plus screens.

The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and will release on 17 January. The story revolves around two brothers, Vicky and Sonu Duggal (Anil George and Nawazuddin) who are struggling to produce illegal sex-horror films in the mid 1980s, and their mutually destructive relationship with a struggling actress, Pinky (Niharika Singh).

Talking about the film that earlier got an A-certificate from the Censor Board, Ahluwalia said, “It is a very adult film that explores sexuality and violence and the things that people do to each other when they are struggling to make it in a city. I'm happy that the censor board didn't ban it and, instead, eventually opted to grant it very few cuts.”

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