Konkona SenSharma's directorial debut 'A Death In The Gunj' will be showcased at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in the Special Presentation Section. The film starring Kalki Koechlin, Vikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Tanuja, Om Puri, Tillotama Shome, Jim Saarbh and Gulshan Devaiah also marks the debut of Honey Trehan and Abhishek Chaubey as producers.
An elated Konkona, who has also penned the script, shares, "It is a great honour and I am really excited. I was thrilled to get this beautiful email from Cameron Bailey (artistic director of the festival). It was like 'OMG! Somebody understands my film'."
Interestingly, the film wrapped up in just 31 days and Konkona attributes it to her cast and says, "I opted for brilliant actors. All the performers were extremely talented without me having to worry about any of them. We had workshops prior to the shoot when we got to know each other well and when in Ranchi we all lived together for a month."
Studioz IDrream and Macguffin Pictures presentation, 'A Death in the Gunj' has been written & directed by Konkona SenSharma and produced by Honey Trehan, Abhishek Chaubey, Raagii Bhatnagar, Ashish Bhatnagar and Vijay Kumar R Swami.
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