ZEE Studios and Namah Pictures Lost has opened to great appreciation at renowned film festivals such as the Chicago South Asian Film Festival and the Atlanta Indian Film Festival. The film is now on its way to having a premiere at the coveted International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for an Asian Premiere Gala. Helmed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Lost is a gripping investigative drama thriller that depicts a higher quest, a search for lost values of empathy and integrity.
Inspired by true events, Lost is a story of an enthusiastic young woman crime reporter in her relentless search for the truth behind the sudden disappearance of a young theatre activist. The spectacular performances form the cast and the film’s brilliant narrative are not the only ones to be praised but also the subjects it touched upon, including strong women, feminism and journalism.
The intriguing drama boasts a powerful cast – Along with Yami Gautam, the film will feature Pankaj Kapur, Rahul Khanna, and an ensemble of younger talent, including Neil Bhoopalam, Pia Bajpiee, and Tushar Pandey, in prominent roles.
Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury shares, “I feel happy that the film was opened to such a tremendous reception at the different film festivals, and I am honoured for the film’ grand premiere now at a prestigious platform like IFFI.”
CBO of Zee Studios, Shariq Patel, said – “The fests have welcomed the film with open arms and I am sure it will be the same at the IFFI Asian Premiere Gala. Lost is certainly a unique film, a story of humanity under the guise of a thriller. We look forward to its reception at the festival and then its theatrical release in India
Shareen Mantri Kedia, Producer – Namah Pictures, said “IFFI is indeed a prestigious platform to showcase Lost. We have always believed in bringing forth compelling narratives and post the encouraging reception of the film at various international festivals. We are excited to bring our film to cinephiles at IFFI and are very keen for its release in India.”
The story is written by Shyamal Sengupta and Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, the screenplay is written by Shyamal Sengupta and the dialogues are by Ritesh Shah. Avik Mukhopadhyay is the Director of Photography. The music is composed by Shantanu Moitra, and the lyrics are penned by Swanand Kirkire. Lost is produced by Zee Studios, Shareen Mantri Kedia, Kishor Arora, Sam, and Indrani Mukherjee.