Gurinder Chadha’s It’s A Wonderful Afterlife to release in India on 7 May

MUMBAI: Bend It Like Beckham director, Gurinder Chadha’s romantic comedy It’s A Wonderful Afterlife, presented by Indian Films in association with Studio 18, is ready for a release within a year of commencement of its principal photography.

Distributors, Icon, are releasing the movie in the UK on 21 April, while Studio 18 will release it in India and Pakistan on 7 May. The film will have two red carpet premieres.

The London premiere being held at the Odeon West End, Leicester Square, on 12 April, will be followed by a regional premiere on 14 April in Birmingham at Vue Star City. The theme for the London premiere is Indian wedding.

Chadha, along with Goldy Notay, the US-based Sendhil Ramamurthy and Shabana Azmi, among the film’s international cast, will be attending the events.

The film is a humorous account of a Punjabi mother’s desperate measures to get her fat daughter married to a tall, dark and handsome hunk.