Want to watch Parinda, 3 Idiots, Munnabhai on big screen in theatres? here is how this dream can come true
3 Idiots, Munna Bhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai, 1942: A Love Story, Parinda all these iconic/cult movies are to re-release in cinemas as Vidhu Vinod Chopra completes 45 years in the film industry.
Film Heritage Foundation and PVR Inox have joined hands to organize a special film festival to celebrate filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's cinema as he completes 45 years in the film industry.
The gripping thriller Khamosh (1986), is not available on any streaming platform, is likely to be a big draw. As will be his first feature film, Sazaye Maut (1989), a noir thriller that signalled Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s entry as a filmmaker of great promise. The gangster drama Parinda (1989) – one of the finest gangster drama of Bollywood. The musical super hit 1942: A Love Story (1994) and Mission Kashmir (2000).
Audiences will also get a glimpse of Chopra's ouvre as a producer with Parineeta (2005), Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009).
Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, Founder-Director of Film Heritage Foundation said, "When I was a student at FTII and saw Khamosh for the first time, it was a moment of inspiration for us. From that point onwards, Vinod Chopra the director has fascinated me. It was a long-cherished dream to organize a film festival to reintroduce Vinod's filmmaking journey starting with Sazaye Maut, Khamosh and Parinda. His craft and his passion are in full display here, and I believe these films will be an inspiration to younger filmmakers as well."
Gautam Dutta, Co-CEO, PVR-INOX Leisure Limited said, "We are thrilled to join hands with the Film Heritage Foundation in organizing this cinematic celebration, marking 45 years of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's incredible journey in the film industry. This film festival is not just a tribute to his outstanding contributions but also a testament to the power of storytelling that transcends boundaries and brings people together. We invite cinephiles across India to join us in this extraordinary cinematic journey at our multiplex, where we promise to deliver an unforgettable experience."
The film festival is planned from October 13 to October 19. It will run in PVR-Inox cinemas across 28 cities, including Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and many others.