After bagging many awards in its name, ‘Gali Guliyan’ will now be travelling to Indian Film Festival of Melbourne along with other critically acclaimed films.
Appreciated by critics all over, ‘Gali Guliyan’ (In the Shadows) is a psychological drama about an isolated paranoid man, who is slowly losing his grip on reality. The film will be releasing in India as ‘Gali Guliyan’.
Having been to many renowned International Film Festivals now, the film has garnered appreciation from one and all. In 2017, Gali Guleiyan premiered at the Busan International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival & Mumbai’s MAMI, and also went on to win the Grand Jury award.
It was also screened at the prestigious 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angles and the Atlanta Film Festival amongst others.
Manoj Bajpayee who has been nominated as the best actor for ‘Gali Guleiyan’ said, “In the Shadows (Gali Guliyan) in the nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne and it gives me great pleasure to say that. I am really happy that two of my films have been nominated in several categories and I myself have been nominated for Best Actor.” He also expressed his happiness over the versatile genres of films, he’s been working on and how the movies are been talked about and appreciated in the international market as well.
A UK production, ‘Gali Guliyan’ is an independent film whose team is based in Los Angeles. The director of the film Dipesh Jain, who is also nominated for the Best Director at the IFFM is thrilled to have been nominated along with Raju Hirani, Sanjay Bhansali, Meghna Gulzaar and Shoojit Sarkar.
He further adds, “The fact that we are nominated in four categories – Best Actor, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best Indie Film Is great news for us as we are proud to be nominated with some of the best films and know the competition is going to be fierce.’’