‘Mom’ and ‘Hindi Medium’ to be screened at Armenian Film Fest

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MUMBAI: Sajal Aly and Adnan Siddiqui’s Bollywood debut, Mom with veteran actor Sridevi, will be screened at an annual festival of Indian films in Yerevan, Armenia along Saba Qamar’s Hindi Medium.
Directed by Ravi Udyawar, the film follows a story of a mother who avenges a crime committed against her step-daughter.
According to a statement by the makers, the Embassy of India in Armenia organises annual Festival of Indian films during which most popular and award-winning Indian movies of that year are screened in Armenia’s – Moscow Cinema.
This year the Embassy was offered a list of films and Mom, a drama thriller, was chosen to be screened among other two films including Bahubali 2: The Conclusion and Hindi Medium.
Sridevi’s producer-husband – Boney Kapoor said that the film’s story resonates with the people across the globe.
“We are so very proud about how the movie continues to connect with the audience all over, especially Russia and now Armenia.
‘Mom’exemplifies that strong performances and superior storytelling can win hearts and transcend boundaries,” Boney said in a statement.
The film was also released in countries like the UK, US, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
Directed by Ravi Udyawar, the movie revolves around Sridevi, as a vigilante, who sets out to avenge a crime committed against her step-daughter (played by Sajal Ali). It also stars Akshaye Khanna and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in supporting roles.
After premiering at a popular film festival in Russia in November last year, the movie will now be screened in Armenia’s most prestigious cinema hall, Moscow Cinema. The Embassy of India in Armenia organises annual Festival of Indian films during which most popular and award-winning Indian movies of that year are screened.
This year, the Embassy was offered a list of films and ‘Mom’ was the chosen one to be screened among other two films including ‘Bahubali 2: The Conclusion’ and ‘Hindi Medium’. The event is planned on the eve of the Republic Day of India.
Sridevi’s producer-husband, Boney Kapoor, said in a statement, “We knew ‘Mom’s story had the power to resonate with people across the globe. We are so very proud about how the movie continues to connect with the audience all over, especially Russia and now Armenia.”