Opening Night Red Carpet Gala
We are delighted to announce that director HANSAL MEHTA and actor RAJKUMAR RAO will be joining us for the National Bank MISAFF presented by ZEETV opening night red carpet gala screening. Film is followed by the opening party at STIR restaurant at 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 101, Mississauga.
Formal attire is required.
Set in the city of Uttar Pradesh and based on true events, the plot revolves around Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who taught Marathi at Aligarh Muslim University. He was sacked from his position of Reader and Chair of Modern Indian Languages, on charges of homosexuality. A sting operation was conducted by a TV channel which showed him in an embrace with a rickshaw puller, at his house inside the campus. Vetern parallel cinema actor Manoj Bajpai plays the role of Professor Siras, and Rajkummar Rao plays a journalist investigating the case.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Hansal Mehta is an Indian film director, writer, actor and producer. Mehta started his career in television with his show Khana Khazana (1993-2000) and later moved onto movies like Jayate (1999) and Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar (2000).
He is best known for Shahid for which he won the 2013 National Film Award for Best Direction, and the much acclaimed CityLights (2014).
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