Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows), starring Manoj Bajpayee in the lead is all set to be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). The film festival is the largest film festival in the Southern Hemisphere. This film is a psychological drama about an isolated paranoid man, who is slowly losing his grip on reality.
Having been screened at many renowned International Film Festivals now, the film has garnered appreciation from one and all. In 2017, Gali Guleiyan premiered at the Busan International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival & Mumbai’s MAMI, and also went on to win the Grand Jury award. It was also screened at the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angles and the Atlanta Film Festival amongst others.
Manoj Bajpayee, who has been nominated as the best actor for Gali Guleiyan said,
“In the Shadows (Gali Guleiyan) in the nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne and it gives me great pleasure to say that. I am really happy that two of my films have been nominated in several categories and I myself have been nominated for Best Actor.”
He also expressed his happiness over the versatile genres of films, he’s been working on and how the movies are been talked about and appreciated in the international market as well.
Gali Guleiyan is an independent film whose team is based in Los Angeles. Director Dipesh Jain has been nominated for the Best Director at the IFFM, alongside Rajkumar Hirani, Sanjay Bhansali, Meghna Gulzaar and Shoojit Sircar.
He further adds,
“The fact that we are nominated in four categories – Best Actor, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best Indie Film Is great news for us as we are proud to be nominated with some of the best films and know the competition is going to be fierce.’
Here’s wishing the team of Gali Guleiyan all the best for the film!