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Ajay Devgn to attend TIFF for 'Parched' world premiere

Ajay Devgn to attend TIFF for 'Parched' world premiere

India Blooms News Service | | 25 Aug 2015, 03:51 pm
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IBNS): Superstar actor, producer and director Ajay Devgn's first international production 'Parched' is all set to have its exciting world Premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015.

Devgn will also be visiting Toronto to attend the World Premiere screening of ‘Parched’.

Produced by Devgn under his USA based venture Shivalaya Entertainment,  in association with Blue Waters Motion Picture, Airan Consultants, 'Parched' is written by Leena Yadav and Supratik Sen and directed by Leena Yadav with talented ensemble cast of Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Adil Hussain, Lehar Khan, Riddhi Sen, Mahesh Balraj as well as Chandan Anand.

Parched essays the story of four ordinary women, in a rural Indian village, who begin to throw off the traditions that hold them in servitude in an inspirational drama.

Devgn said, "Parched’ is about the small battles that women must fight to win the big war. Films like ‘Parched’ need to be made, seen, and discussed. Then maybe along the way we can correct some of the many wrongs that women have suffered since eternity. It's gonna be the first time for me because usually I stay away from the glitz and madness of any film awards and events. I'm excited to attend TIFF because it celebrates world cinema...Where best of the world talent meet, greet and appreciate each other. We always had the belief in Leena's vision as a writer & director. It's very heart warming for me to see my support finally getting the appreciation it deserves."

Parched is an International Co-Production between India, UK & USA that has some envious film-making talent like Academy Award  winning Cinematographer Russell Carpenter, ASC (Titanic, Antman), Academy Award nominated Film Editor Kevin Tent, ACE (Descendants, Sideways) , Music composer Hitesh Sonik, Three time Academy  award and BAFTA winning Sound Designer Paul N.J. Ottosson ( Zero Dark Thirty, Spider-Man, Hurt Locker) Emmy Winner Music Editor Richard Ford and top notch technical support from Technicolor Creative Services, Hollywood and SONY Pictures Entertainment, Los Angeles.

Parched is represented by Canada Based Seville International ( an eOne Company) for world sales right.