Indian born filmmaker Karri plans 'Mobster'

MUMBAI: Indian born filmmaker Nagendra Karri, owner of Eternal Mind Production LLC in New York, has announced his next Rs 1.5 billion film ‘Mobster‘ to be shot on multiple locales including India.

This announcement comes after the successful debut screening of his first directorial venture Where are you Sophia? - a suspenseful psychological thriller at the recently concluded Cannes Film festival.

Where are you Sophia? is based on a true story of a local newspaper columnist from a rural town called Highlands where she mysteriously disappears and ends up meeting Charlie, a young handsome man from Jersey Shores. She takes him on a journey where he is introduced to the realms of the unknown which only he can unravel as he faces the mysterious forces in the evil town of Highlands.

"Life has been very hard while making a feature film during a recession," says Karri adding, "but it was worth every bit to make a suspenseful thriller like Where are you Sophia? which you believe in totally. Recession was not an excuse for me and I have done it."

The 96-minute psycho thriller will keep audiences on the edge-of-their seat with paranormal elements and characters with strange backgrounds and contradicting stories. The film received good reviews at the Cannes Film Festival.

Karri is currently in India to finalise plans for the release of Where are you Sophia? and work out his new project Mobster. He is also likely to conduct audition for Mobster and talk to potential partners for his new project.

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