It’s raining Film Festivals for Manoj Bajapayee‘s Hindi psychological drama – Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows). Gali Guleiyan is about a man trapped within the walls and alleys of Old Delhi and his own mind, who attempts to break free to find a human connection.
The film will be screened at 3 Prestigious Festivals and will have 2 International Premieres. It has also received 5 nominations at these festivals.
Over the next three weeks, the film will be shown at the London Indian Film Festival, the Munich International Film Festival and the Indian Film Festival of Stuttgart. And not just that, it will have its European Premiere at the Munich International Film Festival and its UK Premiere at the London Indian Film Festival.
Gali Guleiyan’s nominations include:
CineVision Award’ for Debut Filmmakers (Munich International Film Festival)
In Audience Award Category (London Indian Film Festival)
Indian Film Festival of Stuttgart-
• German Star Of India Award
• Directors vision Award
• Audience Award
Manoj Bajapayee‘s stellar performance had won him the Best Actor Award at the New York Indian Film Festival in May.
The film has now travelled to more than 18 top International Film Festivals and won audience accolades and awards along the way. These include screenings at the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angles, Atlanta Film Festival and the New York Indian Film Festival.
Talking about last year, the film has a simultaneous premiere at three prestigious International Film Festivals – Busan International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival & Mumbai’s MAMI and, went on to win the Grand Jury award at the latter.
All this perhaps serves as the perfect launch pad for the film to release theatrically in India and worldwide soon. Directed by debutant Dipesh Jain, produced by Shuchi Jain of Exstant Motion Pictures. Gali Guleiyan will soon release in India and Worldwide.