Cast: Brett Lee, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Supriya Pathak
Director: Anupam Sharma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Running Time: 102 minutes
Synopsis: Brett Lee's debut Bollywood film unINDIAN, will be released in India and the Middle East on hundreds of screens. First off, unINDIAN will premiere in India on August 19, where Brett Lee , Tannishtha Chatterjee, Bollywood stars Supriya Pathak, Gulshan Grover and Akash Khurana with Director Anupam Sharma will walk the red carpet at a gathering expected to have a who's who of Indian Cricket and Bollywood stars.
unINDIAN will become one of the rare few Aussie indie films to have such a big release in India and Middle east along with theatrical offers from USA and Canada.
The release was planned and announced for 5th August but given the huge response and the support of sponsors like Destination NSW and the distributors Krian Media have gone in for a longer promotional period and increased the number of shows and screens and will now premiere on 19th of August.
unINDIAN is an Australian romantic comedy with a lot of heart and little bit of spice. It follows the chequered path of Aussie bloke Will (Brett Lee), as he attempts to woo Meera (Tannishtha Chatterjee), a gorgeous Indian woman who lives in Sydney with her daughter. Alongside cricket superstar Lee, and internationally acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee (Bhopal: A Prayer of Rain, Siddharth, Brick Lane), the film's illustrious support cast includes; John Howard, Tiriel Mora, Maya Sathimoorthy, Arka Das, Sarah Roberts, Adam Dunn, Nicholas Brown, Kumud Merani, Bollywood stars Supriyaji Pathak Kapur and Akash Kurana, Gulshan Grover and Australia's very own Bollywood Queen, Pallavi Sharda.
The film is produced by Anupam Sharma, Lisa Duff and Nitika Thakur (India).
Screen Australia states 'We are proud to have supported unINDIAN. Screen Australia is delighted that unINDIAN is releasing in India and the Middle East and will certainly delight audiences with its warmth and cross cultural humour."
Brett Lee said 'unINDIAN is a heart-warming film that I'm so proud to be a part of. It's very exciting that the people of India (and The Middle East) will now get to watch an Australian-made film with allot of heart and laughs."
Producer Lisa Duff says, 'unINDIAN is a rare insight into life in multi-cultural Australia with all the joy, warmth and humour that cross-cultural relationships bring. Brett Lee has made many friends and fans in India so it is with delight that we introduce him as "Will" to Indian audiences. The themes of unINDIAN; love, cross-culturals sharing and multiculturalism are not unique to Australia. Audiences world-wide will recognise the shared experience of living in a global community so it is with excitement that we share unINDIAN with them. It has been a joy to work with director Anupam Sharma and writer Thushy Sathi to bring a fresh view of Australian life to cinema screens and audiences world-wide".
Release Date: unINDIAN will open in India across 300 screens from 19 August.