Fakir of Venice

HINDI, ENGLISH| INDIA| 2017
DRAMA| INDIAN SHOWCASE| 1h 54m| COLOUR

 

Director: ANAND SURAPUR
Synopsis:

An Indian con man is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from Bombay as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully. It is the story of a strange relationship. A relationship between two characters who are brought together to carry out a deception. To pull it off, however, they must learn to shed the layers of deceit, and move towards understanding themselves, and each other.

 

 

 

Cast:
Farhan Akhtar
Annu Kapoor
Kamal Sidhu
Valentina Carnelutti
Mathieu Carrière

 

Crew:
Producer: Punit Desai