The Attacks of 26/11 selected for Berlin International Film Festival

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma’s movie on the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks will enter the Panorama as well as Competition section at Berlinale 2013

Ram Gopal Varma’s new film The Attacks of 26/11 has been selected for the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. Producer Parag Sanghvi says he is honoured to be part of the prestigious festival. “I am happy that I convinced Ramu to make this film in the first place and it is an honour for us to have our film at the 63rd prestigious Berlin Film Festival. It is a matter of prestige for us that we are both in the Panorama as well as the Competition section, and to get invited itself is a very big thing,” said Sanghavi.

The Attacks of 26/11, based on the Mumbai terror attacks of November 26, 2008, is produced by Alumbra Entertainment and Eros International and directed by Varma. The shooting of the film is complete and is currently in post-production stage. It releases on March 1, 2013.

The 63rd Berlin International Film Festival will be held from February 7-17, 2013.

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