Pritish Nandy Communications announces the worldwide release of its forthcoming film Bow Barracks Forever on Friday, July 27, 2007.
Written and directed by Anjan Dutt, the film has already won acclaim on the international film festival circuit and will be the second PNC film under the PNC Classics banner. The first film under this banner was Hazaaron Khaishein Aisi, which was also internationally acclaimed and won the first Ramnath Goenka Award for the Best Film of 2005 at the Star Screen Awards.
Bow Barracks Forever is based on true life stories set in Bow Barracks in Kolkata where a group of Anglo Indian families live and have resisted, against all odds, being uprooted by local builders and developers eyeing the property. It is a story of a tiny community fighting to protect its identity and its home. It stars Victor Banerjee, Lilette Dubey, Rupa Ganguly, Neha Dubey and Moon Moon Sen. The music has been released by Times Music and is already on the Top 20 Hit List.
Allied Film Services, an associate company of UFO Moviez, has licensed the theatrical distribution rights of the movie for Mumbai, Delhi, Punjab, Mysore and Tamil Nadu. Kapurchand has licensed the rights for West Bengal. Eros Multimedia has licensed the overseas rights while Star TV has licensed world satellite rights.