Geeta Chandran invited to attend Tribeca film fest
Indian classical dancer Geeta Chandran has been invited to attend the 13th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York next month.
Geeta starrer "Vara: A Blessing" will be presented as a highlight at the 13th Annual Tribeca Film Festival April 16-27, said a statement.
Geeta, known for her deep understanding of the art of Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music, has also choreographed for the film, which is directed by Bhutanese film director Khyentse Norbu. Based on a Bengali short story "Rakta Aar Kanna" ('Blood and Tears') by Sunil Gangopadhyay, it tells the story of the daughter of a devadasi, who falls in love with a Muslim sculptor.
"Vara: A Blessing" also stars Shahana Goswami, Devesh Ranjan, Mohamed Adamaly and Rohit Raj.
(Posted on 25-03-2014)