Sulemani Keeda (Writers) | European Premiere
Director: Amit V Masurkar Starring: Naveen Kasturia, Mayank Tewari, Aditi Vasudev. Run time: 89 mins | Recommended Certificate: 15 Language: Hindi with English subtitles | Year: 2014 | Country: India / US
Two struggling writers dare to dream big and try to peddle their screenplay in Bollywood. Perennially hungry and horny, they lie, drink, hit on unsuspecting girls in bookshops and attend poetry readings where they read their vulgar verses. Things look bright when they meet a bizarre wannabe auteur who wants to make a film inspired by Tarkovsky and commissions them to come up with a script idea. When one of the writers falls in love with a woman who is leaving India in a matter of days, he is faced with a choice – whether to co-write a film he doesn’t believe in or woo the girl he has fallen in love with. This racy romp through the filmi underbelly of suburban Mumbai is also richly populated with a host of Bollywood celebrities in cameos, playing themselves. We’re not telling you who they are – come and find out for yourselves!
Amit V Masurkar