It’s a dream run for Onir -Posthis National Award win for I AM ,the director was extended an official invitation from Cannes to be part of the Festival’sProducer’s Network.
Sanjay Suri and Onir’s I AM recently bagged the National Award for Best Hindi Film,the firstof its kind crowd sourced mainstream Hindi film ,co produced by over 400 peoplefrom 35 cities across the world is a tale of 4 stories woven together thattakes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indiansociety.
Says director Onir “ I Am on seventh heaven rightnow. With all this good news coming my way, I feel rejuvenated once again.First the award and now this, it’s overwhelming. It still has to sink in. Icannot thank my friends and everyone who has supported me enough”.
With three films in production, the director will pitch theprojects and discuss the same at length at the Cannes Film Festival’s ProducersNetwork. Both, Onir and actor/producer Sanjay Suri will be present at thenetwork to discuss their projects.
“This year Sanjay and I will be producing three films;Chauranga, Coach Kameena and my own directorial venture, Shab. It is excitingthat we will have the chance to present the projects there. ” adds thedirector.
Right after receiving his award in Delhi, the director is set to travel to theCannes Film Festival.