MUMBAI: Debut director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan will be honoured at the forthcoming Salento International Film Festival (Italy), to be held 3 – 14 September , 2009 for his film titled Lahore.
Lahore, which is in the World Competition Section of the film festival, is the opening night film presentation.
Lahore is a tale set against the backdrop of competitive sports on the international arena. The story revolves around the potentially portentous lives of two brothers from Rajastan – one a national kickboxing champion, the other a renowned star cricketer. When fate takes them on a convoluted path that challenges the bedrock of all that they believe to be good and decent in human behavior, life-changing choices have to be made that will bring either sorrow or absolution.
The film stars Nafisa Ali, Farouque Shaikh, Ashish Vidyarthi, Nirmal Pandey, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Sourav Shukla, Sushant Singh, Kelly Dorji.
Other credits include music by M.M.Kreem, background score by Wayne Sharpe, action by Tony Leung Siu Hung and Robert Miller, sound by Peter Levin, production design by Keshto Mondal and cinematography by Neelabh Kaul. The film has been produced by Vivek Khatkar under the banner of Sai Om Films.