‘Kai Po Che’ is set to open the 13th River to River Florence Indian Film Festival in Italy this year. The film released in February this year stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Raj Kumar Yadav and Amit Sadh. Abhishek Kapoor, director of the movie, will be present at the opening of the festival on Friday.
Based on popular author Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Three Mistakes of My Life’, the story revolves around lives of three best friends in Ahmedabad. Innocent and ambitious they set out to fulfill their dreams which get shattered by a massive earthquake and crushed by communal riots. The film received critical acclaim and was hailed by audiences as a brilliantly crafted, warm and emotive film.
Here’s an excerpt from Indian Nerve’s review of Kai Po Che-
Friendship takes breaths through all and survives. And this was the essence of the novel that Abhishek Kapoor manages to keep the theme of his movie. Go, watch it! You can read the entire review here.
Kai Po Che is the first Indian film to have featured in the World Panorama section of the Berlin International Film Festival. It had a world premiere at the festival on February 13 of this year.