Eros & Anurag Kashyap Films to present ‘Peddlers’ at Cannes


Anurag Kashyap

MUMBAI: Eros International Media Ltd has collaborated with Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt Ltd (AKFPL) and Sikhya Entertainment for the film ‘Peddlers’ selected to represent India as the official selection in competition at the Cannes Critics’ Week.

Founded in 1962, Cannes Critics’ Week is the oldest parallel competitive section of the Cannes Film Festival. It showcases first and second feature films by Directors from all over the world and only selects seven films each year.

Chosen out of the 1200 films viewed by the Selection Committee, ‘Peddlers’ is the work of debutant director Vasan Bala and will compete for the prestigious Camera d’Or Award at the festival. The film is about Mumbai inhabited by millions, a lady on a mission, a man living a lie and an aimless drifter and how they all collide.

Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd, Sunil Lulla stated, “We look forward to giving the film a global showcase.”

Vasan Bala has been Anurag Kashyap’s Assistant Director for ‘Dev D’, and ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’.