Shahana Goswami and Barun Sobti-starrer Tu Hai Mera Sunday (You Are My Sunday) will have a world premiere at the prestigious 60th BFI London Film Festival in the Love section on October 15. The Milind Dhaimade directorial will also be screened on October 16 at the fest.
Also featuring Rasika Dugal, Avinash Tiwari, Vishal Malhotra and Maanvi Gagroo, it is the story about five middle class amateur footballers and their everyday struggle in Mumbai.
Dhaimade said in a statement: “A film about five regular guys looking for space in Mumbai finds a spot at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival. This is how happy endings begin.”
His emotions were echoed by Barun, who said, “This film has been made with the love for the times we live in. It will tell you how to fight for them.” The movie also includes instances from the director’s personal experiences.
Shahana said: “It’s always wonderful to be able to show your films as a part of a larger international selection to an international audience. It will show a new world of Indian independent cinema, with a charm and honesty that is truly representative of the urban youth in India.”
Produced by Varun Shah, the film will have its India premiere at the upcoming Jio MAMI’s 18th Mumbai Film Festival in the competition category, India Gold.