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Chandni Bar writer becomes director sends film to Cannes

Little money, bare minimum equipment and no crew, but Mohan Azaad still pulled off his uniquely titled directorial debut Bhagwaan...Tera Bhala Ho. He has sent the Rs.20-lakh film - the story of a lower caste boy - to Cannes and thanks friends for making his dream come true..People.s help is difficult to explain in words. The film is all about goodwill and people.s belief in me,. said Azaad, an engineering graduate, better known as the writer of the critically acclaimed Chandni Bar.Born to a Punjabi father and a Malayali mom, the 45-year-old grew up in Patna and calls himself a proud Bihari..We have sent the film for pre-selection to the Cannes Directors. Fortnight and also to the Cannes International Film Festival because we believe in the film. Only two people have seen it - Yogesh, a veteran in the film festival circuit, and director Shashilal Nair.
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