Ishaan Khatter is making his acting debut with Majid Majidi’s film titled ‘Beyond the Clouds’. Malayalam actress Malavika Mohanan is sharing screen space with Ishaan. The makers have shared a new still from the upcoming film in which Ishaan has been featured. In the poster you’ll see Ishaan is all smiles. Now this is the first Indian film that the Iranian filmmaker is making. Yes, it is his debut in Indian cinema. Now the best part is ‘Beyond the Clouds’ will be premiered at the BFI London Film Festival.
As per a report in Bombay Times, the event will be held on October 13 and 14. ‘Beyond the Clouds’ and it will be showcased in the competition section at the festival. While sharing his experience of working with Indian cast and crew the renowned filmmaker said, “This is the first feature film I have made outside Iran, and it’s an experience I have been waiting for years to happen. ‘Beyond The Clouds’ is an extension of my cinematic beliefs, the roots of which lie in human values, love, friendship and family bonding.” Check out the new still below: (ALSO READ: Beyond the Clouds new poster: The new still of Ishaan Khatter’s debut film showcases Mumbai in the best way possible)
Majid Majidi who shot to fame with ‘Children of Heaven’ further said, “Like ‘Children of Heaven’, this film (‘Beyond the Clouds’), too, is the story of a brother and sister. However, this time around, the siblings are grown-ups, who tackle greater conflicts in the bustling city of Mumbai.” The festival’s director said Clare Stewart, “Majid Majidi brings a powerful outsider eye to Mumbai in this compelling, visually stunning film driven by an extraordinary debut performance from Ishaan Khatter.” He also said, “We are very proud to present its World Premiere in Official Competition at the BFI London Film Festival.” ‘Beyond the Clouds’ directed and produced by Majid Majidi has been made in three languages.