Masaan, Neeraj Ghaywan’s debut, made it to the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival along with a Punjabi film titled, Chauthi Koot.

The Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra and Vicky Kaushal starrer is an Indo-French film produced by Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Phantom Films, Sikhya Entertainment, Arte France Cinema and Pathe productions. Based on a real story and entirely shot in Varanasi, the film has been lauded for its exceptional film making and impressive performances.masaan-mos-size-650_041615051145

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After the film was screened, the cast and the director were mildly surprised with the long standing ovation the film received. Actor Richa Chadda tweeted, “Got teary at the 5 minute long standing ovation. Thank you everyone.”

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