Anil Kapoor in Cannes for Gandhi deal with Lionsgate

    CANNES: On the fifth day of the Cannes Film Festival actor and producer Anil Kapoor announced a deal of his first production venture – Gandhi My Father – with independent Hollywood studio Lionsgate.

    This is a part of the deal that Eros International, which holds the worldwide distribution rights of Gandhi My Father, is slated to ink with Lionsgate. The official announcement of the same is expected in a day.

    Speaking to, Kapoor said, "I am in Cannes to announce the distribution of my film Gandhi My Father with Lionsgate. The studio will be distributing the movie in the North American region."

    Gandhi – My Father released in India on 3 August, 2007. The film stars Akshaye Khanna, Shefali Shah and Darshan Jariwala.