MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone starrer Finding Fanny and Shahid Kapoor’s Haider have been selected to be screened at the forthcoming Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea.
The two films, along with Margarita, With A Straw, Labour Of Love, Goli Soda and Zahir from the country, will be showcased as part of the 'A Window on Asian Cinema' category at the fest. The festival is scheduled to be held from 2-11 October 2014.
The director of Finding Fanny, Homi Adajania is ecstatic that his movie is among the projects chosen for the prestigious festival.
"Yeehaa! @FindingFanny officially invited to the BUSAN International Film Festival! @arjunk26 @deepikapadukone @ankurtewari @Anaita_Adajania," he tweeted.
Finding Fanny is an off the wall, comical story about five people who venture out to find Stefanie Fernandes (Fanny). The movie stars Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia and Pankaj Kapur. The film has been produced by Maddock Films and is being presented by Fox Star Studios. Being hailed as the movie to watch out for, Finding Fanny is set to release on September 12.
Meanwhile, Haider too is among the much-awaited Bollywood films this year. With Shahid Kapoor in the lead role, this Vishal Bhardwaj directorial is the Indian adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet. The movie also stars Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu and Kay Kay Menon. The movie is produced by VB Pictures and distributed by UTV Motion Pictures. It will release on 2 October.