New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is elated that his film “Raman Raghav 2.0” will be premiering at the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival, as he says it is a sign that he is on the right path in his career.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s “Raman Raghav 2.0” is based on notorious serial killer Raman Raghav, who went on murder spree in Mumbai in the 1960s. It features Nawazuddin as the notorious serial-killer alongside Vicky Kaushal, who plays a police officer.
“I am very happy that another film if mine, ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ is premiering at Cannes. It only goes to show that you are on the right track and are making the right choices,” Nawazuddin said in a statement.
Nawaz is a regular at the prestigious film festival. “Raman Raghav 2.0” marks his eighth film at the film gala in four years. Earlier films to make it to the Cannes were “The Lunchbox”, “Gangs of Wasseypur”, “Miss Lovely” and “Liar’s Dice” to name a few. His seven films as an actor and one short film as a producer have gone to the film festival.
His debut production “Miyan Kal Aana”, that is directed by his brother, Shamas Siddiqui, was also screened at the festival.
“Raman Raghav 2.0” is set to premiere in the prestigious Director’s Fortnight segment of Cannes film festival, 2016. The film festival is slated to take place from May 11 till May 22, 2016.
Kashyap had also shared that “it is a proud moment for me and my team.”