Saregama India’s recently launched film studio – Yoodlee Films’ second movie Brij Mohan Amar Rahe or Long Live Brij Mohan will be the opening film at the South Asian International Film Festival 2017. The South Asian International Film Festival, presented by HBO, now in its 14th year, showcases the very best in South Asian independent cinema to the New York City with all screenings taking place at Landmark Sunshine Theater, New York City.
Brij Mohan Amar Rahe, a Hindi-language black comedy-crime-drama directed by Nikhil Bhat stars Arjun Mathur, Sheetal Thakur, Nidhi Singh and Manav Vij in lead roles. The hilarious plot of the satirical film revolves around a young man who is convicted of his own murder. Brij Mohan fakes his own death to escape his boring life but karma has an odd way of catching up with people.
It is a great honor for an Indian film to be opening at this glorious film festival and speaking about the same director Nikhil Nagesh Bhatt said, ”I am glad that Brij Mohan Amar Rahe will be the opening movie at the South Asian international festival. This festival is pretty known and big at its level and I couldn’t ask for a better launchpad for my film. Hope we have more opportunities like this and also looking forward to the response from an international audience.”
South Asian International Film Festival is the largest festival of Indie South Asian movies in North America. Kalki Koechlin and Sumit Vyas movie Ribbon will be closing movie of SAIFF 2017.