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Cannes premier for Naina



NEVER BEFORE Urmila Matondkar has done some underwater shots for the film

Dream Production's latest film Naina will have a world premier at the Cannes Film Festival. It will be screened in the market section at the Cannes Festival. Shot as a slick film, Naina's original version is 1.40 hours, which is designed to suit international audiences.

Rohit Sharma, Head of Sales in iDream feels that "though Naina's pulse is Indian, the setting is very rich as it has been shot extensively in London. Naina has never-seen-before scenes like Urmila in an underwater studio, a studio used only by Hollywood studios. Even the climax was shot majestically with extensive use of helicopter, scores of ambulances, police cars and hundreds of extras, army reserves and paramedics.

Sharma believes that this combination of action, thrill, fear and mystique along with a strong emotional story set in London will strike chords with Cannes audiences and is confident of selling important territories. Top studio houses, sales agents and distributors are expected to attend the screenings. A top UK distributor and a top independent US distributor have shown interest in acquiring NAINA for the US and UK territories. Sharma is confident that Naina could sure become the first Indian horror thriller film to cross over to global audiences.

The film is hitting the theatres across the country today.

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