Following its European Premiere at the LOVE Gala screening at BFI London Film Festival and its international festival run, BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s cinematic ode to love, Mirzya, will be screening at Picturehouse Central from 23rd December 2016.
Produced by Cinestaan Film Company and ROMP Pictures, Mirzya is helmed by the multi award-winning Mehra, whose accomplished body of work includes critically hailed biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and celebrated Indian drama, Rang De Basanti – BAFTA-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and India’s official selection for entry to the Academy Awards.
Embodying new age Indian cinema, Mirzya introduces a new generation of acting talent in principals, Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher, alongside Anuj Choudhry, all of whom make their screen debuts in this tragic love story, conveyed in the director’s inimitable style. Supporting them onscreen is Anjali Patil and a seasoned ensemble of internationally renowned veterans comprising Art Malik, Om Puri and K.K. Rana.
Combining the crème of artistic talent from India with international counterparts to create a visual feast, Mirzya has been written by Academy and Grammy award-winning poet and lyricist, Gulzar. Indian musical trio, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, has crafted a richly atmospheric soundtrack to further heighten the sweeping mise-en-scene.
Mirzya screens at Picturehouse Central from 23rd December 2016
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Watch the official trailer of Mirzya here: