Pritish Nandy Communications’ Raat Gayi Baat Gayi premiered and was screened in the Competitions category at HBO’s New York South Asian International Film Festival, 2009 on November 2 and won the Best Film Award. Director Saurabh Shukla and actor Rajat Kapoor were present to receive the award.
The South Asian International Film Festival is one of the most exciting events on New York’s cultural calendar and film makers from all over the world, compete to be part of it. “It is a wonderful moment for the film, PNC and me”, says Saurabh Shukla, “This award is a fabulous recognition of Raat Gayi… and it shows the growing reach and acceptance of Indian feature films worldwide”.
Producer Pritish Nandy adds ‘This affirms our faith in the fact that some of the best films currently being made in India are by directors and actors who are bucking the trend. We, as producers, love to back such films. We know where true excellence lies. RGBG which releases next month is comedy at its sharpest and finest.’
Raat Gayi Baat Gayi is an outrageous comedy that starts with a night of heavy drinking and partying amongst 3 married couples. The morning after dawns with zero memory, the possibility of a one night stand, a missing mobile number and one gorgeous woman. Starring Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Dalip Tahil, Iravati Harshe Mayadev, Anu Menon, Navnit Nishaan and Ranvir Shorey, the movie has music by Ankur Tewari, is written by Rajat Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla who also directs it.
Raat Gayi Baat Gayi comes to theatres, December 2009.