Aneek Chaudhuri’s Cactus to be Screened at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019

Apart from Cactus, Bulbul Can Sing, Bhonsle, Widow of Silence and Aamis will also be screened. Shah Rukh Khan will be the chief guest of the film festival which will start from August 8

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Aneek Chaudhuri’s Cactus to be Screened at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019
Aneek Chaudhuri directed movie Cactus will be screened at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019. The international film festival will start August 8 to 17 August. The film will be shown on August 12. The film features Aparajita Dey, Anurupa Chakraborty and Aishani De.

The information is shared on the official website of the event. The film is a story on Jesus Christ. The short film is divided into three eras i.e. BC, Christ era and AD. Cactus utilizes the artform of Pieta and the last Supper to derive perceptions about the origin and death of Jesus. Here, Jesus has been portrayed as a female.



Anurupa Chakraborty and Aishani De play Mother Mary in two different eras, while Aparajita Dey plays the female avatar of Jesus Christ.

Apart from Cactus, films like Bulbul Can Sing, Bhonsle, Widow of Silence and Aamis will also be shown.  Shah Rukh Khan will be the chief guest this year.

Indian film festival of Melbourne shows both mainstream and independent films. It is chaired by Mitu Bhowmick Lange. Cactus will be screened at 21:00 hours local time at HOYTS Highpoint Australia.

Meawhile, Cactus was also screened at Cannes earlier this year. The film opened in Vienna and was nominated for Rome Film Awards.


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