Eminent Iranian Director Majid Majidi Promotes His Debut Bollywood Film Beyond The Clouds in Kolkata


Video: Beyond The Clouds in Kolkata

Beyond The Clouds, produced by Zee Studios and Namah Pictures, is an upcoming Bollywood film based on an emotional journey shared by brother sister duo – Amir and his elder sister Tara set against the backdrop of Mumbai. Essaying the lead roles are debutant actors Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohanan.


A press meet was organized to promote this film in Kolkata. Present at the meet was director Majid Majidi, Malavika Mohanan, producers Sujay Kutty from Zee Studios, Shareen Mantri Kedia from Namah Pictures and actor Goutam Ghose.


Majidi mentioned that the culture of Iran and India was similar in many aspects. Hence when he thought of making a film outside Iran, he thought of coming to India.

The director also mentioned that there are so many stories in the country and any director looking for a great story will be able to find it easily for their film.


The paths of two siblings collide, when on the run from the cops after a drug bust, Amir a 19-year-old peddler from Mumbai finds solitude in his past – whereas his estranged sister Tara, in a bid to protect her brother lands up in jail herself. However, this catastrophic incident turns into a serendipitous one for Tara and Amir. As their lives get clouded by despair and disappointment, there is an unexpected light of redemption shines on them from beyond the clouds. What happens next?


Gautam Ghose highlighted on the fact that Majidi is very much into detailing of the film. “He would look into intricate details so as to give the film a realistic touch. I had a small but meaningful role in the film. It was a pleasure working with him in this project” said the director-actor.


“Beyond The Clouds”, which opened the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa in November and is all set for a worldwide release on April 20.

Priyanka Dutta

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