The Reluctant Fundamentalist to curtain raise Venice film fest which means the film will open the Venice film fest.
The flick seems to be an adaption of Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid’s book of the same name, the film will have its world premiere screening at the festival which runs from August 29 August to September 8, the official website of the festival said.
The film buzzed up by international political thriller, the film tells the story of a young Pakistani man, chasing corporate success on Wall Street, who at the end discovers himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the lasting call of his family’s homeland.
Apart from Bollywood vetaran Azmi, the film also stars Hollywood actor Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland and Liev Schreiber. Actor Riz Ahmed, who was last shared screen space in Freida Pinto starrer ‘Trishna’, has been cast by Nair to play the lead ‘Changez’. Mira Nair made debut in 1988 with Oscar nominated ‘Salaam Bombay!’ and emerged with internationally acclaimed movies like ‘Mississippi Masala’, ‘The Perez Family’ and few others.