September 26 2016
****MIRZYA COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED *** (October 1 2016)
We’re offering you free entry to the country’s biggest film festival and one of its most eagerly anticipated selections…a Bollywood spectacular – read on please…
ARE YOU EXCITED about the London Film Festival? (October 5-16).
Have you booked all your tickets yet?
Disappointed you can’t get into some…Read on.
We have A PAIR OF TICKETS to give away for the spectacular ‘Love Gala’ of the London Film Festival (LFF). Normally two tickets for a Strand Gala opening night would cost you £40 minimum each.
Now, you can be among the first members of the public this side of the Atlantic to see the sweeping present and historical romance that is “Mirzya”.
Well-known and hugely admired Bollywood director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (“Bhaag Milkha Baag”, and “Rang De Basanti”) brings his latest and possibly grandest film to the festival.
The film is set to release worldwide on the Friday (October 7).
Be there and tell the world about it!
Shot in the searing desert landscape of Rajasthan, and its sprawling palaces of yesteryear, “Mirzya” goes both back in time and features a contemporary vision of two people caught up in a glorious romance.
Mehra has assembled a stellar cast and production, and is introducing two newcomers to the fray in the lead roles.
Harshvardhan Kapoor (son of Bollywood/Hollywood star Anil Kapoor) and Saiyami Kher make their big screen debuts.
And we’ve just heard that Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor (Harshvardhan’s sister/Anil’s daughter) will be joining them for the Red Carpet Gala screening – it will be a real Bollywood family affair – join them all… (see the picture above)
Look out for our interview with director Mehra where he tells www.asianculturevulture.com why he chose two unknowns for the part.
In “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” (2013), he cast star Farhan Akhtar and in “Rang Da Basanti” (2006), the lead role was carried by Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan.
The film also has stars Art Malik and Om Puri in it, while the music, screen story and lyrics have been composed by one of the all-time greats of Indian cinema, Gulzar.
“With its accent on unbridled passions, belief in the notion of tree love and a fantastic cast…Mirzya is breathtaking, sensual and a feast for all the senses,” writes Cary Rajinder Sawhney in the LFF brochure.
To win your ONE PAIR of tickets to see the Gala screening of “Mirzya” at the Embankment Temporary Cinema (see box), you need to answer the question below correctly and enter our prize draw.
Question: Where was “Mirzya” largely shot? The answer is above in the text.
Please answer the question and email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put in the subject line, Mirzya.
You must enter by 2pm on Friday, September 30.
Send you answer to email@example.com and remember to
– use an active email and one you have ready access to (ideally on your phone)
– can include a day time tel no (nos. won’t be used for any other purpose than notification in conjunction with this competition).
You must be 18 or over and resident in the UK.
Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact the winners, so if you have not heard from us by close on Monday, October 3, you can assume you have not been successful.
Thanks and Best of Luck 🙂
‘You are my Sunday’ competition page – http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/london-film-festival-2016-competition-win-tickets-see-sunday/
Other South Asian lookouts at LFF: http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/london-film-festival-2016-south-asian-lookouts/
List of film tickets still available at this year’s London Film Festival (October 5-16) – http://www.bfi.org.uk/lff