“Jwigato”, directed by Nandita Das, will have its India premiere at the 27th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), the makers said on Thursday.
The Bhubaneswar-set film, starring Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami, will open the kaleidoscope section of the gala. It will be screened on 10 December and 13 December.
Applause Entertainment, the content studio behind “Zwigato”, took to Twitter to share the announcement.
“An exciting delivery is in the offing! After flying high in Toronto and Busan, we are thrilled to share that our film ‘Zwigato’ starring Nandita Das starring Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami is all set to premiere internationally in India Ready. Film Festival of Kerala, the banner said in the tweet.
“Selected as the opening film in the Kaleidoscope section of the festival, the film will be screened on December 10 and 13,” it further said.
Here’s a look:
An exciting delivery is about to happen!
After flying high in Toronto and Busan, we are thrilled to share that our film ‘Zwigato’ directed by Nandita Das starring Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami is all set to premiere in India at the International Film Festival of Kerala. pic.twitter.com/lzGXxfFT4y
– Applause Entertainment (@ApplauseSocial) December 8, 2022
Produced by Nandita Das Initiatives, the film features Kapil Sharma as a food delivery person exploring the world of the gig economy. Shahana Goswami stars as his wife, a homemaker who starts working for the first time to support their income.
Zwigato had its world premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival in September, followed by its Asian premiere at the 27th Busan International Film Festival in October.
The upcoming edition of IFFK will screen 184 films from around 70 countries across 15 theaters in Thiruvananthapuram. The film festival will be held from December 9 to December 16.
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