‘Shershaah’ To Be Screened At Inflatable Theatre In Leh, Odisha’s Nila Madhab Panda To Conduct Masterclass On Direction
Both the screening and masterclass are part of the Himalayan Film Festival 2021
Ladakh: Hindi film ‘Shershaah’ based on Kargil War hero Vikram Batra will be screened here at the first edition of ‘The Himalayan Film Festival 2021’ (THFF) from September 24 to September 28 as part of the celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ for commemorating 75 years of India’s Independence.
While the Vishnuvardhan-directed film starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani will be the opening film, Ladakhi film ‘Shepherdess of the Glaciers’ directed by Christiane Mordelet and Stenzin Dorjai will be the closing film. ‘Shershaah’ will be screened in the auditorium at the Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra and in Picturetime’s inflatable theatre. It is being hosted by the Union Territory of Ladakh.
Sushil Chaudhary, Founder and CEO, Picturetime told the media in a statement: “The theatre we installed last month at the height of 11,562 ft where we screened ‘Bellbottom’, witnessed a mind-boggling response and now we are elated to collaborate with the Administration of UT Ladakh and participate in ‘The Himalayan Film Festival’, the highest altitude film festival in the world.”
The Himalayan Film Festival shall play host enriching and interactive conversation sessions by film director, producer, editor, screenwriter, lyricist, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anupama Chopra and actress Kirti Kulhari. National Award-winning Indian film producer, writer, director and editor who works predominantly in Hindi and Tamil cinema, Priya Krishnaswamy will conduct a session on editing and Nila Madhab Panda, Indian film producer and director will conduct a Masterclass on direction.