Queen, starring Kangna Ranaut and directed by Vikas Bahl, will see its World Premiere in the 'Window on Asian Cinema' section at the 18th Busan International Film Festival 2013. Indian Films like Barfi! and Krrish have been featured earlier in this section, which showcases some stand out films from Asian countries. Attended by masters, veteran directors and the biggest distributors from across the world, Busan has increasingly become a favoured destination for filmmakers to take their films to a global audience.
Queen, is Vikas Bahl's second directorial film. The film, a story of a simple Delhi girl, who travels across the world for the first time, has been shot over 147 locations in 3 different countries. Director Vikas Bahl, whose earlier film Chillar Party had won multiple National Awards, will travel to Korea to showcase the film at its premiere and to interact with the international press at the Festival.
Confirming the news Vikas said, "We are quite happy to have a World Premiere at the prestigious Busan Film Festival. I am very excited that a film about a simple girl from Delhi is being recognized and appreciated internationally. It's good to know that a human story always finds a universal audience. The team is getting ready to go to Busan.".
Queen is scheduled to release next year on February 28.
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