By Mansi M., TORONTO: Thank you for Coming, a film by Ektaa R Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor (Veere Di Wedding) has been slated as an Official Selection at the esteemed Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2023. The coming of age comedy has been handpicked to have its grand Gala world premiere at TIFF on 15th September 2023 at Roy Thomson Hall. The laugh riot entertainer is the only Hindi feature film to have a Gala premiere this year at TIFF!Directed by Karan Boolani and written by Radhika Anand and Prashasti Singh, The film stars Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill, Dolly Singh, Kusha Kapila, Shibani Bedi, Pradhuman Singh Mall, Natasha Rastogi, Gautmik, Sushant Divgikar, Saloni Daini, Dolly Ahluwalia, Karan Kundrra & Anil Kapoor in a special appearance. The film is slated to have its theatrical release worldwide on the 6th of October 2023.
“It is a film for this generation and we feel extremely honoured to have the world premiere of our film at TIFF 2023,” says Rhea Kapoor. “Even with its unconventional storyline and bold point of view, this movie is an out and out Bollywood entertainer, full of masti and music so it makes this selection that much sweeter! It is a film I am extremely proud of and we couldn’t have asked for a better kick-start. I’ve had the privilege to work with the most talented group of girls that have put their heart and soul into making this movie and we cannot wait for the world to see what we have made.”
Thank You For Coming follows the story of Kanika Kapoor, a single girl in her thirties, and her quest for true love and pleasure.
“I am genuinely thrilled to announce that our film is set to grace the esteemed TIFF platform. This project holds a special place in my heart, and I am eagerly anticipating the moment when I can present it to a discerning global audience. The opportunity to be part of such a prestigious festival is an absolute honor, and I am awaiting the feedback and reception it garners,” says Ektaa R Kapoor, joint managing director Balaji Telefilms Ltd.
Produced by Balaji Telefilms Limited and Anil Kapoor Film Communication Network Pvt. Ltd, Directed by Karan Boolani and written by Radhika Anand and Prashasti Singh, Thank You For Coming to release in theatres worldwide on October 6, 2023.