Jal has been selected in the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. This is after the film was screened at the prestigious Busan Film Festival where it was the sole representative of India in the competition.
“The film is both artistic as well as entertaining. We are happy with the kind of applause we are getting from the international market as well as in our own country. We want the film to reach all corners of world,” says director Girish Malik.
The film which was shot in the Rann of Kutch is all about search for and control of water. “It’s a big boost for an independent film with no big names attached,” adds Girish. The other films which were selected fir IFFI besides Jal are Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Paan Singh Tomar and OMG Oh My God.
Lead actor Purab Kohli says, “It’s wonderful to feature alongside the best of Indian cinema. I feel very proud.”
Produced by One World Film Pvt. Ltd stars Kirti Kulhari, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Saidah Jules and Ravi Gossain, is slated to release some time this year.