Motichoor Chaknachoor director disowns film
Motichoor Chaknachoor director Debamitra Biswal has disowned her film, and in a long note expressed regret that no one will watch the magic they created because of ‘silly ego fights’.
Motichoor Chaknachoor director Debamitra Biswal has disowned her film, which she alleges was taken away from her in post-production, because of ‘silly ego fights’. In a note posted on social media, the filmmaker thanked her cast and crew for their hard work but expressed regret that no one will be able to experience the original vision for the film. “I’m sorry I could not save the film,” she wrote.
Debamitra has been involved in a legal tussle with production company Woodpecker Movies Private Limited, over non-payment of dues. She had previously moved the Bombay High Court and asked for a stay on the release of the trailer for the film, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Athiya Shetty.
Read her full message here:
Now that the film is finally releasing, I would like to tell everyone that this has been the toughest journey in my life ever. But unfortunately not the best one at the end. We all from the actors to the technicians to everyone involved in the film made this film with immense love and hard work. But I guess not all journey is made successful.
Everyone who has worked in a film knows very well how important an edit is for a film. Sticking shots together does not make a film. I wish important decision-makers in the film could have understood this. But I will always be grateful to the beautiful souls who helped me complete this film but sadly no one can watch the magic that we created.
Thank you, Chandan Arora, for showing me how a great film is made on the edit table. Thank you for editing it beyond beautiful. Sadly the world is not seeing our work.
Thank you, Megh for writing the hilarious dialogues and the amazing screenplay with me but sadly the world is not going to see our version of fun.
Thank you, Nawaz Ji, Athiya, Vibha Chibber, Navni Parihar, Sanjeeva Vats, Abhishek Rawat, Sapna Sand, Karuna Pandey, Vivek Mishra Ji, Usha Nagar Ji, Rachna Pakai, n little Devansh, for putting the best in this film. Sadly no one will get to watch that best.
I will only cherish the sounds of people who laughed n enjoyed at the personal screening of my version even without any background music or proper dubbing. Sadly that version is not coming out. Only due to some silly ego fights which have no meaning at all.
Thank you, my entire team. Thank you Tariq Bhai, Suhas Gujrati, Sanjay Bansal, Zeeshan, imran...thank you not only for helping me out in the film but thank you for standing by me throughout.
Sorry I could not save the film. We know what great potential it had. But I guess sometimes things get ruined even after a lot of honesty put in.
I still, wish I could show the world what I had made.
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