Over 400 prints for ‘Miss Lovely’ India release


miss-lovelyMumbai, Jan 3: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer “Miss Lovely”, that has done a good share of rounds at foreign film festivals can release in India Jan 17 with spill 400 prints, said its distributors.

B.L. Gautam, who is co-distributing the film under his banner tripod Films said: “We are looking at a nationwide release for ‘Miss Lovely’ and we can cover all the key territories including the northeastern states.”

“Indie cinema has return archaic in India, it seems, and it’s crying for a separate room. These films need right voices, and not empty noise to reach out to their audience. Everything from marketing to the screens must be apt for these small gems to create some money,” he added.

“Miss Lovely”, helmed by Ashim Ahluwalia, is set in the lower depths of Mumbai’s C-grade film industry and follows the devastating story of 2 brothers who produce sleazy horror films in the mid-1980s.

The movie’s co-distributor, Sunny Khanna of White Lion, said: “Initially, after we were planning the release of ‘Miss Lovely’, we were sure of going regarding with simply 225 to 250 screens. but once seeing the overwhelming response from the multiplexes, theatre owners, exhibitors and distributors pan India, we are observing 400 and screens and a good number of shows.”

The directorial debut of Ahluwalia, who has also created it under his home banner Future East, stars Anil George, Zeena Bhatia and Menaka Lalvani in prominent roles.