Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan’s Sui Dhaaga Is India’s Official Entry at Shanghai International Film Festival

Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan’s Sui Dhaaga Is India’s Official Entry at Shanghai International Film Festival

Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan's film has been chosen as the official entry
Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan’s Sui Dhaaga Is India’s Official Entry at Shanghai International Film Festival
Still from Sui Dhaaga

Sui Dhaaga - Made in India, starring Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma, is going to compete at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) The Belt and Road Film Week which began on Saturday, 15th June 2019, and is one of the largest film festivals in East Asia.

Sui Dhaaga is the only Hindi film chosen for this competition. Written and directed by Sharat Katariya -- who is best known for his hit film Dum Laga Ke Haisha -- Sui Dhaaga is the story of a tailor Mauji (Varun) and his wife Mamta (Anushka), who live in a small village in India and start a business together to find a way out of their financial struggles. The movie is a tribute to local artisans and young entrepreneurs in India. Released on 28th September 2018, it was a hit with the audiences and received praise from critics. It received also five nominations at the Filmfare Awards.

Speaking on the film’s entry into SIFF, Anushka said, "It is quite special that our film has been selected in the competition category at The Shanghai International Film Festival The Belt and Road Film Week, which indicates that power of good content can cut across language and cultures."

The Shanghai International Film Festival will run till 24th June 2019. Actor Varun Dhawan shared the news of Sui Dhaaga’s entry into SIFF on Twitter and his fans were delighted. Here’s what some of them had to say:

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