Fadnnis bags an United Nations backed international project- Megha’s Divorce
Divorce marks its India Premiere at IFFI, Goa
November 2019. After the success of Barot House, Manjari Faddnis makes
her presence felt in a United Nations backed project, Megha’s Divorce
helmed by award winning director Nila Madhab Panda. Megha’s Divorce is a short
film which part of an anthology of shorts curated from world over. In India the
film will premiere at IFFI (International Film Festival of India),Goa
while the World Premiere took place last month at International Film Festival,
plays the titular role in this prestigious project, sharing screen space with
powerhouse performer Divya Dutta.
Divorce will be shortly available to audiences at large as a standalone 11
minute long film in Hindi and a part of the anthology of 11 films under
INTERDEPENCE which is 1 hour 40 minute long feature presentation in English. It
is produced by Handyyman in India.
participating countries are Morocco, Chad, Iceland, Portugal, Switzerland,
Afghanistan, Brazil, China, New Zealand & Italy.
about the film, lead actor, Manjari Fadnnis said,
honour to be a part of such a prestigious project and something that is so
pertinent to the times that we are living in. The recent news of Delhi smog has
been heartbreaking and that is when I felt glad that in the least, I could add
my voice to something that every human being should be concerned about. On the
creative front, working with a talented director like Nila has been a learning
experience in itself. Protiqe, my executive & creative producer in India
has raised the bar of professionalism. As an actor playing an intense character
like Megha has been genuinely fulfilling. “
Delhi, Megha’s Divorce aims to raise awareness on environment and climate
change through a compelling narrative.
It is a
story of Megha and Akaash who are going through a dwindling marriage due to air
pollution. The poignant story brings alive the fact that degradation of air
quality and other resources has and is affecting daily life, economy, human
emotions and even relationships. The terms “climate change” and “air pollution”
used to be the lingo of scientists, environmentalists or policy makers, now
they have become part of every conversation among common people.
The film is
slated to travel in atleast 20 prestigious festivals all over the world along
All this information is given in a press statement.
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