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It’s important to find the right partners: Amit Kumar, Director, “Monsoon Shootout”

21 April 2013 9:38 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Amit Kumar’s ten year long journey culminates in a midnight screening at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Amit first pitched Monsoon Shootout to the UK Film Council in 2003 but waited for eight years to start shooting in 2011. In an exclusive interview to, Amit Kumar talks about his film, working with international co-producers and his decade long struggle to make Monsoon Shootout happen. 

How does it feel to have your film in the official selection at Cannes?

It’s a great honour. Waves of excitement interspersed with tonnes of work!

For the two years while I was hunting for finance, it was by and large the same story- okay we love your short film and your script but…let’s cast some star in it. I just wanted to work with good actors; I wanted to make a certain kind of film. So, it took much longer

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