Mai starring Kunaal Roy Kapur and Shahana Goswami to display screen at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2023 : Bollywood News
Mai, a 41-minute movie written and directed by Milind Dhaimade and produced by Colosceum Media Pvt Ltd. (Lalit Prem Sharma) and Macguffin Pictures (Honey Trehan and Abhishek Chaubey), is all set to display screen on the upcoming Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. The pageant will run from October 27 to November 5, 2023, at a number of venues in Mumbai. The movie stars Kunaal Roy Kapur and Shahana Goswami and relies on the straightforward thought that we are able to’t discover something until we’re able to lose one thing.
Mai starring Kunaal Roy Kapur and Shahana Goswami to display screen at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2023
The story revolves round how the 35-year-old Suman Das (performed by Kunaal), who’s obsessed along with his mom’s cooking, discovers the worth of affection, loss and sacrifice when he has to take care of her sudden demise. The movie is part of the anthology sequence ‘Lost & Found’ which is a singular assortment of beautiful tales from 7 storytellers and their interpretation of the idea of Loss and Gain.
“Being a food enthusiast, I find the intersection of food and humanity very intriguing. Is food only nourishment? An indulgence? Or, are there such strong memories attached in the taste of everything we love, that knowingly and unknowingly, we are constantly searching for that very taste? ‘Mai’ delves into the notion of letting go, of stepping away from the familiar to explore and experience something new, and of discovering love through the metaphor of food. We hope the audience enjoys watching this movie made with all heart as much as we have enjoyed making it,” stated Milind Dhaimade, Director, Mai.
Suman’s mom had ready an exquisite array of dishes earlier than she was to depart for a week-long pilgrimage when she unexpectedly dies. Throughout his life, Suman has by no means tasted something that might evaluate to his mom’s cooking. Now, he faces the problem of preserving her culinary legacy for so long as doable. One day, he encounters Mona (performed by Shahana), a girl with such distinctive style buds that she will be able to breakdown the recipe of any dish she tastes. Can Suman use Mona’s assist to duplicate his mom’s inimitable cooking?
“Working on Mai has been a truly enriching experience. The film’s exploration of love, loss, and the power of letting go is not only relatable but also heartwarming. My character’s stubbornness and selfish obsession, which hold him back, was a unique challenge to portray. It’s a story that touches the heart, and I’m excited to see how the audience reacts to this fabulous journey of self-discovery.”, Said Kunaal Roy Kapur
Shahana Goswami added, “Shooting with Milind Dhaimade was a whirlwind of fun and madness, and Kunal’s addition elevated the experience. ‘Mai’ beautifully captures the complexities of loss and finding, reflecting life’s inner and outer workings with depth and truth. I’m so happy to be a part of this simple, beautiful film that brings out the often taken-for-granted connection between food and the emotions associated with certain flavours and aromas.”
“We, at Macguffin are extremely proud to present Mai by Milind Dhaimade, a tenderly told story of a mother’s love, a son’s loss and the food that nourished their bond.”, stated Honey Trehan & Abhishek Chaubey, Producer, Macguffin.
“The ‘Lost and Found’ metaphor deeply resonates with this anthology series, emphasizing the need to let go of the familiar to discover transformation. We are honored to be part of the Jio Mami festival, engaging with film enthusiasts and professionals, and fostering lasting conversations. ‘Mai,’ a testament to our commitment at Colosceum, transcends mere entertainment, provoking thought. We eagerly anticipate its premiere, aiming to captivate and inspire audiences with its compelling narrative and heartfelt performances. By nurturing creativity, we contribute to the growth and evolution of the film industry.” Said Lalit Prem Sharma, Producer, Colesceum.
Mai will display screen on twenty ninth October, 5.30 PM (Goregaon PVR ICON, Oberoi Mall), thirty first October,6:00 PM (Andheri PVR ICON, Infiniti Mall) and third November, 3:30 PM (Malad INOX Inorbit Mall) on the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2023.
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