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Trijya, starring Abhay Mahajan, Girish Kulkarni, screened at Shanghai International Film Festival

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Directed by first-time filmmaker Akshay Indikar, the film is a collaboration between Chitrakathi Nirmitee and Bombay Berlin Film Productions.

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Director Akshay Indikar’s debut Marathi film Trijya was recently screened at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The film was one of India’s official entries and was nominated for Best Director, Best Film and Best Cinematography. The festival concluded yesterday. 

Trijya is a joint production of Chitrakathi Nirmitee and Bombay Berlin Film Productions. The latter is an Indo-German film banner based in Mumbai and Berlin. It is owned by Arfi Lamba, who has acted in films like Prague (2013), and Katharina Sauckale. 

“Akshay has created a genius film and the selection at a prestigious film festival is enough to prove him a unique voice coming out of the Indian indie scene. Ever since we boarded [the film], we had complete faith in him and his ability to deliver a piece of art that will connect with youth the world over,” said Lamba in an official statement. 

Akshay Indikar at the Shanghai International Film Festival

Speaking about Indikar's film, Lamba added, “The film is part autobiography for him. With Trijya, we hope to give Indian cinema the kind of recognition it deserves globally and make our nation proud.” The film stars Abhay Mahajan, Shrikant Yadav, Girish Kulkarni and Gajanan Paranjpe.  

Trijya is the company's third production after Sudhanshu Saria’s Loev (2018), which was released on Netflix after doing the rounds of festivals. and Mid Z’s The Road To Mandalay (2016). 

The makers are now planning to release Trijya across India. 

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