‘Masaan’ a new call in Indian cinema, says Shekhar Kapur

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Mumbai: Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is very impressed with Neeraj Ghaywan’s entrance play Masaan after he watched a movie.

The Bandit Queen director attended a screening of a Varanasi-set film final dusk along with movie’s heading actors Shweta Tripathi, Vicky Kaushal and executive Ghaywan.

File print of Shekhar Kapur. AFP File print of Shekhar Kapur. AFP

File print of Shekhar Kapur. AFP

“A new call in Indian cinema is behind forcefully with films like #masaan. Deeply intense story and performances,” Kapur posted on Twitter.

An ecstatic Ghaywan pronounced Kapur has been a impulse for budding filmmakers to examination with their craft.

“You ushered us in! Thank we for being an inspiration!,” he said.

The film follows a organisation of people vital in Varanasi, that pot a vicious punishment for those who play with dignified traditions.

It is an Indo-French co-production constructed by Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Phantom Films, Sikhya Entertainment, Arte France Cinema and Pathe productions.