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UTV Spotboys' 'Welcome to Sajjanpur' to compete at London Film Festival

MUMBAI: Shyam Benegal‘s latest venture, Welcome to Sajjanpur, is set to be screened in the competition section of World Cinema at the London Film Festival, to be held from 15 October to 30 October.


Welcome to Sajjanpur will be featured on 25 October at OWE1 and on 26 October at Waterman‘s Art Centre in London.



Presented by UTV SpotBoy, the film will be released on 19 September in India.



Welcome to Sajjanpur revolves round the story of Mahadev, one of the few educated young men from Sajjanpur. Mahadev’s ambition is to be a novelist. However, he makes a living by writing letters.



"Welcome to Sajjanpur is a journey to the real India and shares with you some harsh and some not so harsh reality of that India. It also brings alive the simplicity and the beauty of the heartland which is far removed from the city life. Its Mr. Benegal’s uncorrupted storytelling style that makes you thoroughly enjoy the ride to this India," UTV Spotboy COO Vikas Bahl.



The film stars Shreyas Talpade, Ravi Kishan, Divya Datta and Amrita Rao, amongst others.

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