Bhubaneswar: Noted filmmaker from Odisha Jitendra Mishra’s ‘The Last Color’ will have a world premiere at the 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival in the USA.
The film directed by celebrity chef Vikas Khanna features Neena Gupta, Aosa Siddiqui, Aslam Shekh, Rudrani Chettri and Rajeswar Khanna in lead roles.
Produced by Mishra and Bindu Khanna and Poonam Kaul, the film is a story about bonding between a nine-year-old flower seller Chhoti (Aqsa Siddiqui) and a 70-year-old widow Noor played by Neena Gupta.
“I m thrilled to announce: Our film THE LAST COLOR by VIKAS KHANNA, got official selection at 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA and going to have the WORLD PREMIERE there soon. WOW it’s indeed a VIP entry to the #HOLLYWOOD,” posted Mishra on Facebook.
‘The Last Color’ is one of four movies to debut at the Palm Springs scheduled from January 3 to 14, 2019.
Total six films including ‘The Last Color’ will be screened at Palm Springs International Film Festival. Other five films include Hindi films ‘Manmarziyaan’, ‘Namdev Bhau In Search of Silence’ and ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota’, Bengali film ‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’ and one Urdu film ‘Hamid’.
Besides, Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding (2001) will also be screened in The Palm Springs Canon section under the special ‘Focus on India’ at the international film festival.