It’s yet another dream come true moment for internationally acclaimed filmmaker Rahat Kazmi as Country of Blind get’s premiered at the prestigious Desi Blitz Film Fusion Festival backed by BFI (British Film academy). The Festival which makes it’s first inauguration aims to bring a platform where good films and filmmakers are recognized and appreciated. Rahat Kazmi’s Written and Directed Country of Blind is a stride that Indian Cinema is taking to narrate a powerful concept to the viewers.
With powerful scripts, it takes impactful actors who can bring the characters alive. Hina Khan, Shoib Nikash Shah, social media sensation and brilliant actor Anushka Sen are playing the main characters in the film. The film is produced by Rahat Kazmi Film Studios, Tariq Khan Productions, Nutzaboutme Singapore and Zeba Sajid films In association with Riaan Rai Production (UK) co-produced by American Company Turn Key films and Hiro’s Faar better Films.
The first look of the film was unveiled at the prestigious Cannes film festival. Now taking one step ahead, the film gets it recognition and acclamation to get itself featured among brilliant films that will be featured this year.
Unfortunately, due to last minute commitments, the writer and director of the film Rahat Kazmi was not able to attend. On behalf of the team, Shoib Nikash Shah and Singapore based Actress and Producer Namita Lal attended the festival and question answer round.
Hina Khan who has worked with Rahat Kazmi before shared her experience and details about the film, ‘Country of Blind’ in one of the interviews where she said, “The experience shooting the film was amazing, be the director or actor we were all very passionate about this film, we wanted the subject to touch everyone’s heart. This film is very close to our hearts, I would ask my fans to watch the film they would know how better the world is when people don’t really care about anything else, but just being nice, being passionate.”
Sharing his happiness and excitement of the film, writer and director Rahat Kazmi speaks to us where he says, “Taking Indian cinema to an international level, is a moment I will take pride of. Country of Blind is one of the most ambitious project in my career till now. It is an experimental film which is adapted from the novel ‘The Country of the Blind’ by H.G. Wells. Unfortunately, due to last minute commitments, I could not attend the festival. Nonetheless, I have my two main go to people who have been a biggest contribution to this film Shoib Nikash Shah and with Namita Lal who attended.”
Country of Blind makes it a phenomenal film with other impactful actors that includes Mir Sarwar, Pradhuman Singh, Jitendra Rai, Inaamulhaq, Ahmer Haider, Hussein Khan, Rahat Kazmi himself playing vital roles in the film