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Docu-drama on chef Vikas Khanna to be screened at Venice Film Festival


The screening will be followed by a special dinner hosted by Khanna showcasing 70 dishes from India to celebrate 70 years of the country's Independence.

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Buried Seeds, a docu-drama on Michelin-starred celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, has been selected for a special preview screening today, 6 September, at the 74th Venice Film Festival. Thereafter, Khanna will host a special dinner showcasing 70 dishes from India to celebrate 70 years of the country's Independence.

The film, by Russian director Andrei Severny, will be screened at Giornate degli Autori, at an independent event on the fringes of the Venice Film Festival, modelled on the prestigious ‘Directors' Fortnight' of the Cannes Festival.

The aim of the event is to draw attention to high quality cinema, without any kind of restriction, with special care for innovation, research, originality and independence.

While the film celebrates the of the journey of an ordinary man from a small town in Punjab to the United States, the dinner is themed 'Celebrating India' where chef Khanna will showcase the country's richness and eclectic beauty.