Ritesh Batra’S Photograph – the debut Hindi Film produced by the Amazon Studios – stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra in the lead. The film premiered at the prestigious Sundance film festival 2019 on Sunday.
Photograph revolves around a struggling street photographer in Mumbai played by Nawazuddin, who is pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger played by Sanya Malhotra to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect.
Photograph premiered at the prestigious film festival on Sunday and has opened up to great reviews. Director Ritesh Batra and Sanya Malhotra were spotted interacting with the audiences at the screening. The Hollywood Reporter wrote, “Photograph is a satisfying, unswoony romance.”
The film will also have its European premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. According to the festival’s official website, the film will be presented under the Berlinale Special films category.
Sanya Malhotra and Photograph page on Instagram posted snaps from the screening. Have a look: