Veteran filmmaker Ketan Mehta who is well known for his hard hitting directorial ventures like ‘Mangal Pandey : The Rising’, ‘Rang Rasiya’ among others, is all excited about his latest directorial film ‘Manjhi The Mountain Man’, which released today on big screens.
The director was all present yesterday at a suburban cinemas in Mumbai following his film’s special screening.
Unfortunately, the film leaked online prior to its release few days back, and no doubt the makers and the entire team of the film are quite upset regarding the same.
Ketan in an interaction to media yesterday stated that strict rules must be brought to action to stop film privacy.
As he said, “The leaked print of the film is a fake version, but I must say that such piracy is extremely wrong, and because of such piracy the entire filmmaking team get discouraged, as their entire hard work and efforts goes waste because of such illegal activities. Strict actions are to be brought in film industry to prevent such piracy.”
“We do hope that audience watch the film on big screens, as the experience which audience will get in watching this film in a theatre, will no way be similar to what they get in laptops, computers or mobile phones.” added Ketan.
‘Manjhi The Mountain Man’, is based on life of Dashrath Manjhi.
The film has, acting powerhouse Nawazuddin Siddiqui alongwith the talented actress Radhika Apte in lead roles.