Bulbul Can Sing (BBS), an Assamese feature film directed by National Awardee Rima Das, will open the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), 2019.
The film’s opening night screening will be attended by the festival’s Chief Guest, Shah Rukh Khan who will present the film to the Australian audiences in Melbourne on August 8.
This will also be the official premiere of the film.
Sharing her excitement, Rima said, “I love the enthusiasm and exuberance of opening night. So excited that Bulbul Can Sing is the opening night film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Special thanks to the organizers. The film has truly been special for me as a filmmaker. The response and appreciation we have received from across the places we had traveled to with the film is also very special. I’m looking forward to the Australian premiere of the film and interacting with the audiences there and having a conversation with them on cinema.”
It may be mentioned here that director Sriram Raghavan‘s blockbuster Andhadhun has also been selected to be screened at IFFM.
IFFM, which will host superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the chief guest, will take place from August 9 to August 17.