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Cannes 2023: Kennedy And Other Indian Films To Premiere At The Film Festival


Sunny Leone in a nonetheless from Kennedy teaser. (courtesy: YouTube)


The 2023 Cannes Film Festival is true across the nook and the Indian cinema is already making a buzz. At this 12 months’s pageant, a number of Indian movies will likely be screened together with director Anurag Kashyap’s Kennedy and actor Rahul Roy’s Agra. Let’s discuss them intimately.


Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Kennedy’ has been chosen as a part of the Midnight Screenings part of the pageant, which can happen from May 16-27. In April, the official Twitter deal with of the Cannes Film Festival introduced the number of Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Kennedy’ within the Midnight Screenings part of the pageant. “KENNEDY by Anurag KASHYAP #SeanceDeMinuit / #MidnightScreenings #Cannes2023,” learn the put up. ‘Kennedy’ stars Sunny Leone, Rahul Bhatt and Abhilash Thapliyal.

Coming from the home of Zee Studios and Good Bad Films, Kennedy is actually a police noir movie, by Anurag Kashyap. The movie revolves round an insomniac ex-cop, lengthy considered useless, however nonetheless working for the corrupt system, and searching for redemption. The movie stars Rahul Bhat and Sunny Leone within the lead roles and has been chosen for a Midnight Screening at Cannes Film Festival 2023.

Sharing particulars about it, Anurag Kashyap stated, “It’s a movie and style I at all times wished to discover. It’s extra polar than noir, impressed by crime writing of Patrick Manchette and his comedian e book collaborations with Jacques Tardi, and the cinema of Melville. It’s additionally a deeply private crime/police drama and am so grateful to Zee Studios, Shariq and workforce, Neeraj, Bhumika, my producers Ranjan, Kabir and Kavan, my entire workforce, my companions in crime Sylver, Kazvin, Prashant who helped me form it. Rahul Bhat who gave 8 months of his life, Sunny Leone who took on the problem of it, Mohit Takalkar for taking it on…am simply grateful in the mean time.”


Agra, starring Rahul Roy, could have its world premiere on the Directors’ Fortnight part of the Cannes Film Festival. Written and directed by Kanu Behl, the Hindi movie is produced by Saregama India Ltd, UFO Production, and O28 Films.

Agra has an ensemble solid headlined by Aashiqui star Rahul Roy, who makes a comeback with this movie. It additionally options Priyanka Bose (actor of the Oscar-nominated movie Lion), debut actor Mohit Agarwal, Ruhani Sharma, and veteran actors Vibha Chibber, Sonal Jha, and Aanchal Goswami in pivotal roles.

The movie is an exploration of sexual dynamics inside a household and the deep dystopian fractures created in fashionable India which might be quick shrinking into pigeon-holed areas.


Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma’s award-winning movie of 1990 Ishanou will likely be screened at Cannes this 12 months. It has been formally chosen for a red-carpet world premiere on May 19, 2023 on the prestigious Cannes Classic part of the Cannes Film Festival 2023. This restored movie turns into the one Indian movie to be thought-about beneath the Classic Section of the Cannes Film Festival this 12 months, a section that celebrates restored variations of all-time classics.

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