At the Lightbox Preview Theatre recently, Bollywood came out in full support of director Shonali Bose’s critically acclaimed film Margarita, With A Straw. The special screening of the film was organized by none other than Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao for their friends from the industry. Amongst the popular faces that were present to watch the film were actress Shraddha Kapoor, directors Dibakar Banerjee, RajKumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Vijay Krishna Acharya, actor Atul Kulkarni, along with Bollywood’s power couple Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. The cast of the film including Kalki Koechlin and Sayani Gupta along with director Shonali Bose were also present.
Talking about the film Aamir tweeted, “One of the best films I have seen in a long time.”
Joining the league of the loyal fans of the movie is Shraddha Kapoor. The talented actress, who watched the film at this special screening organized by Aamir Khan, also had good things to say about the film. She said, “Just watched #MargaritaWithAStraw trust me, you guys cannot miss this film. It is just so heartwarmingly beautiful!!! Have laughed & cried!!”
Margarita With A Straw has been featured at major film festivals receiving accolades for the its heartwarming story and its unbiased look at various issues of society. Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Jakhotia Group, Ishan Talkies and ADAPT, and directed by the acclaimed Shonali Bose the film’s star cast includes veteran star Revathy, Hollywood actor William Moseley (lead of the Narnia Chronicles) and the talented new face Sayani Gupta in pivotal roles. The movie is slated to release on April 17, 2015.