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Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill's 'Thank You For Coming' to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

'Thank You For Coming' is the only Hindi feature film to have a gala premiere this year at TIFF

Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill's 'Thank You For Coming' to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

A poster of 'Thank You For Coming'. Instagram/



Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, August 11

The next offering from powerhouse creators of 'Veere Di Wedding', Ektaa R Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor has been a well-kept secret. Unveiling today as an Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2023 is their coming of age comedy 'Thank You For Coming'.

Handpicked to have its grand gala world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2023 on 15th September 2023 at the Roy Thomson Hall, the laugh riot entertainer is the only Hindi feature film to have a gala premiere this year at TIFF!

Check out this poster:

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Directed by Karan Boolani and written by Radhika Anand and Prashasti Singh, the film stars Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill, Dolly Singh, Kusha Kapila, Shibani Bedi, Pradhuman Singh Mall, Natasha Rastogi, Gautmik, Sushant Divgikar, Saloni Daini, Dolly Ahluwalia, Karan Kundrra and Anil Kapoor in a special appearance. The film is slated to have its theatrical release worldwide on the October 6.

Talking about the same, Rhea Kapoor shares, "It is a film for this generation and we feel extremely honoured to have the world premiere of our film at TIFF 2023. Even with its unconventional storyline and bold point of view, this movie is an out and out Bollywood entertainer, full of masti and music so it makes this selection that much sweeter! It is a film I am extremely proud of and we couldn't have asked for a better kick-start. I've had the privilege to work with the most talented group of girls that have put their heart and soul into making this movie and we can not wait for the world to see what we have made."

"I am genuinely thrilled to announce that our film, is set to grace the esteemed TIFF platform. This project holds a special place in my heart, and I am eagerly anticipating the moment when I can present it to a discerning global audience. The opportunity to be part of such a prestigious festival is an absolute honor, and I am awaiting the feedback and reception it garners." Says Ektaa R Kapoor, joint managing director Balaji Telefilms Ltd.

Thank You For Coming follows the story of Kanika Kapoor, a single girl in her thirties, and her quest for true love and pleasure.

Produced by Balaji Telefilms and Anil Kapoor Film Communication, it is directed by Karan Boolani and written by Radhika Anand and Prashasti Singh.

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