MUMBAI: Odisha born US based producer - writer Solila
Parida is making Hollywood debut with film 'Desires
of the Heart' which deals with reincarnation and love
between two people living world apart.
film is set against a historical backdrop of the custom
of 'Sati' and the movie showcases love between two Indians.
It is a blend of romance and mystery informed Parida.
Desires of Heart is directed by James Kicklighter (Followed,
The Car Wash, Final Acts).
Hollywood actors Val Lauren and Alicia Minshew along
with the veteran Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover and
National Award winning actor Harsh Mayar feature in
lead roles, another Odishan filmmaker Jitendra Mishra,
the associate/executive producer of the critically acclaimed
film 'I am Kalam' is the associate producer of 'Desires
of the Heart'.
whole shooting schedule spanning over five weeks, production
of the movie is completed recently. The first part of
the movie is shot in Savannah, Georgia (USA) while the
second part is shot in Bikaner, Rajasthan (India). The
producer's plan is to send the film to the Berlin film
festival (EFM) in February and going for a worldwide
release in April 2013.