Fakir of Venice Movie Release on 16th Oct 2015
The Fakir is a black comedy/drama in English and Hindi based on a true story. An Indian con man is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from Bombay as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully. It is the story of a strange relationship. A relationship between two characters who are brought together to carry out a deception. To pull it off, however, they must learn to shed the layers of deceit, and move towards understanding themselves, and each other.
Director: Anand Surapur
Casting: Farhan Akhtar, Annu Kapoor, Kamal Sidhu, Mathieu Carriere, Valentina Carnelutti, Umesh Bajpai, Alessandro Bressanello, Jhilmil Hazrika, Igor Horvat, Sushma Prakash, Marta Paola Richeldi, Vikram Sahu, Joginder Singh
Producer: Enrico Ballarin, Guido Cerasuolo, Punit Desai, Junaid Pandrowala, Junaid Yusuf
Music: Sagar Desai
Cinematography: Deepti Gupta, Preetha Jayaraman