Mumbai, Oct 3: Kangana Ranaut-starrer “Queen” will have its world premiere at the 18th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea. The movie’s director Vikas Bahl is happy to showcase a “human story” on an international platform.
Co-produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Phantom Films, the movie will see its world premiere in the ‘Window on Asian Cinema’ at BIFF which began Thursday. BIFF will end Oct 12.
“We are quite happy to have a world premiere at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival,” Bahl said in a statement.
“Queen” is about a simple Delhi girl and her maiden global tour. The movie will have three screenings on Oct 9, Oct 10 and Oct 11.
Bahl, who is travelling to South Korea to showcase the film and to interact with the international press at the festival, said: “I am very excited that a film about a simple girl from Delhi is being recognised and appreciated internationally. It’s good to know that a human story always finds a universal audience.”
“The team is getting ready to go to Busan,” added the “Chillar Party” fame filmmaker.
Attended by masters, veteran directors and the biggest distributors from across the world, Busan has increasingly become a favoured destination for filmmakers for taking their films to a global audience.
“Queen” is scheduled to release Feb 28 next year.
–Indo-Asian New Service