Indian film-maker, Anurag Kashyap praises 'Cake'

Published: May 13, 2018


Indian director Anurag Kashyap known for his films such as Dev D and Gangs of Wasseypur gave his two cents on the much-acclaimed Pakistani film, Cake.

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The ace film-maker took to Twitter and shared that he felt privileged to be in a country where the Pakistani film was playing. He lauded the efforts put in by Cake’s director Asim Abbasi.

Kashyap was also wowed by the casts acting which includes Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed and Adnan Malik.

Abbasi’s directorial garnered a lot of attention even before its release, especially after the world premiere held at Leicester Square in London. He also bagged the Best Director award at the UK Asian Film Festival.

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Not even a week into the release, Cake was making waves already. On the first weekend, multiplexes such as Nueplex, Cinepax and Atrium Cinemas in Karachi and Cineplex Centaurus in Islamabad had sold out shows for three consecutive days. Cake opened to a weekend business of Rs30 million from Pakistan and selected international territories too.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Insaaf Hussain
    May 14, 2018 - 3:07AM

    So, now we need endorsements from Indians?Recommend

  • Bunny Rabbit
    May 14, 2018 - 12:52PM

    AK has a dwindling audience in India .. He is more known for political statements . I suggest dont take him seriously Recommend

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