The United Nations headquarters in New York are set to screen filmmaker Vikas Khanna’s directorial debut, The Last Color, according to a press release by UN. The celebrity chef-turned filmmaker will be accompanied by the leading star of the film, Neena Gupta. “I am happy that the movie has gained so much appreciation and is being shown at various film festivals. As an actor, nothing is more important than being appreciated for the work you do. I am really looking forward to this special screening,” she said.
The movie revolves around the decades old tradition observed by widows of not playing Holi in Vrindaavan and the Supreme Court order against such practice. It is pertinent to note that Cannes Film Festival revealed the first look of the aforementioned film and since then the movie has been doing the rounds all over the world’s film festivals including New York Indian Film Festival 2019, Atlanta India International Film Festival, El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt, Indo-German International Film Festival, Indie Meme Film Festival and Annual Dallas International Film Festival, among several others.
“We are super excited that our film is making a splash at all major international film festivals. It’s a milestone for us that the movie was screened at the United Nations Headquarters, NY. It has also reassured us of the faith and confidence we had placed in the project. The Last Color is a film that deals with universal themes around hope, friendship and the triumph of the human spirit and connects with audiences globally transcending all barriers”, stated Khanna while speaking to a foreign media outlet. Vikas Khanna is an Indian Chef, restaurateur, cookbook writer, filmmaker and humanitarian. He is one of the judges of Star Plus series MasterChef India. He is based in New York City.
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