Padmashree Awardee filmmaker of Kadvi Hawa and I am Kalam, Nila Madhab Panda’s next, ‘HALKAA’ to have its World Premiere at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal Film festival (FIFEM). The film festival is held in Montreal, Canada from March 3-11, 2018.
Halkaa is Panda’s second film with kids to be selected at FIFEM, after his much acclaimed I am Kalam, which won the audience award (Prix Du Public) in 2010
The film will compete with 6 international children’s films in the official section and will have its world premiere screening on 8th March.
Halkaa (Relief) is a unique take on children’s film, about aspiration and dreams of an 8-year-old boy living in slums and stars child actor Tathastu (Pichku), Ranvir Shorey and Paoli Dam, who make the perfect unmatched parents of Pichku.