Ektaa R Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor's film 'Thank You For Coming' Creates History at TIFF with World Gala Premiere
Ektaa R Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor's film 'Thank You For Coming' has achieved a prestigious milestone, becoming the sole Indian feature film to receive an esteemed World Gala Premiere at the highly regarded Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). This accomplishment is a momentous triumph for Indian cinema.
The dynamic producer duo of Rhea Kapoor and Ektaa R Kapoor can now proudly add this achievement to their list of accomplishments. Their eagerly anticipated chick-flick, "Thank You For Coming," has been exclusively chosen as the Indian Feature Film to be showcased during the Gala Premiere at the renowned Roy Thompson Hall, as part of the 48th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). This remarkable recognition will illuminate this film, driven by compelling content and intent, under the direction of Karan Boolani, resonating with audiences worldwide.
Producers Anil Kapoor and Ektaa R Kapoor, along with the vibrant cast comprising Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill, Dolly Singh, Kusha Kapila, Shibani Bedi, and director Karan Boolani, will grace the red carpet on September 15, 2023, at TIFF.
Expressing her exhilaration, Rhea Kapoor stated, "I am thrilled that 'Thank You For Coming' is the exclusive Indian Feature Film to have its gala world premiere at TIFF, making a significant global impact. I take pride in the fact that the TIFF jury recognizes this film's importance and has chosen to feature it in their prestigious festival. This film, led by women, brings Indian cinema to its most joyous form, resonating with women of all ages on a global stage!"
Ektaa R Kapoor added, " 'Thank You For Coming' celebrates women's sexuality, freedom, and conveys a crucial message that is more relevant today than ever before. It's a film brimming with substance and purpose! I am overjoyed to have this film represent India exclusively during the Gala Premiere at TIFF 2023. We couldn't have asked for a better platform to elevate this film and its bold subject."
The film's subject matter has garnered affection and acclaim from women worldwide, marking a resurgence of the chick-flick genre in India. The trailer has received praise for its intent-driven content with a bold perspective, while still maintaining the quintessential charm of Bollywood that promises to captivate audiences worldwide.
Produced by Balaji Telefilms Limited and Anil Kapoor Film Communication Network Pvt. Ltd, directed by Karan Boolani, and written by Radhika Anand and Prashasti Singh, "Thank You For Coming" is set to hit theaters worldwide on October 6, 2023.
- PTC PUNJABI