Masaan, Neeraj Ghaywan’s debut direction film made it to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival along with a Punjabi movie named Chauthi Koot .
The Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra and Vicky Kaushal starrer film is an Indo-French film produced by produced by Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Phantom Films, Sikhya Entertainment, Arte France Cinema and Pathe productions, and is based on a drama entirely shot in Varanasi. It was screened on May 19, at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
The movie was showcased in the Un Certain Regard section and received a 5-minute long standing ovation from the crowd as the movie ended.
Actor Richa Chadda tweeted saying, ” Got teary at the 5 minute long standing ovation. Thank you everyone.”
Got teary at the 5 minute long standing ovation. Thank you everyone. @ghaywan , first thanks to you. pic.twitter.com/dFhoRNoafn— RichaChadha (@RichaChadha_) May 19, 2015
Broke down at the unstoppable applause. Thanks everyone! Missed you so much @anuragkashyap72 , editor @nitin_baid , DP @avinasharun20 ! #Masaan— Neeraj Ghaywan (@ghaywan) May 19, 2015
Really proud moment for India #Masaan #Cannes2015 Applause went on for five mins! @ghaywan & @richachaddha teared up. pic.twitter.com/7LAHuDSnN2— Sudhish Kamath (@SudhishKamath) May 19, 2015
Masaan!!! Cannes. Amazing. Feeling blessed!!!!! pic.twitter.com/MQDDFenrdS— Manish Mundra (@ManMundra) May 19, 2015
Watch the trailer here: