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Sangati Jogwar

News Highlights

  • Cannes Film Festival 2022 will be screening 6 Indian movies this year.
  • The movies are from different genre and also include a few regional flicks apart from Hindi movies.

Indian beauties like Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Hina Khan, Pooja Hegde and Urvashi Rautela are a part of the Cannes Film Festival 2022. Apart from Deeps being one of the jury members this year, another proud moment for the country was because India was given the first country of honour at the festival. It is a historic moment for the Indians as this honour will ensure that more content from the country’s entertainment industry will be showcased at the festival in front of the global audience.

Here are the six movies from India that will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival this year:
Rocketry-The Nambi Effect

The movie is a biographical drama that revolves around the life of a former aerospace engineer and a scientist who worked at ISRO and was accused falsely of spying. R. Madhavan is the lead actor in this movie and that is why he is one of the Bollywood celebs representing India at Cannes. The movie will be released worldwide in multiple languages in theaters on 1 July 2022.

Niraye Thathakalulla Maram

It is a Malayalam drama directed by Jayaraj. The movie was earlier selected to compete in the ICFT UNESCO. The story is about an old blind man who does not remember anything except his name and how a young boy helps him return home.


This Marathi movie by Nikhil Mahajan is about a man Nishikant Deshmukh and the problems he and his family are facing after the death of their two close relatives. The movie stars Jitendra Joshi, Neena Kulkarni, and Mohan Gokhale who have already been announced the winner of the Special Jury Award and Best Actor Award at the 52nd International Film Festival in India.

Alpha Beta Gamma



This Hindi romantic comedy by Shankar Srikumar premiered at the earlier held International Film Festival in India and is about a woman who is stuck between her husband who is soon going to be her ex and another man who is soon going to be her husband. All these three people are stuck in one place due to the COVID-19 lockdown.


Dhuin is a regional movie in the Maithili language and focuses on an aspiring actor who takes to street plays to earn his bread and butter. The movie is set in Darbhanga and previously was shown at the 22nd Film Festival in Mumbai.

Boomba Ride

The movie is a satire on the corruption in the rural education system of India and revolves around an impoverished school that has only one student called Boomba.

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