Director Girish Malik opens up on Sanjay Dutt starrer ‘Torbaaz’, says the film is about ‘hope and resilience’


After giving internationally acclaimed movie Jal, award-winning filmmaker Girish Malik is ready with another tale of excitement, passion and patriotism for his fans. The versatile filmmaker received a great response for the trailer of his film Torbaaz, starring Sanjay Dutt in the lead role, along with Nargis Fakhri and Rahul Dev. Earlier, his film Jal, traveled all around the world and gained applause from every platform. It received a great response at the Busan International Film Festival and was also shortlisted as Oscar 2014 contender in the Best Picture and Best Original Score Category. It also won a National Award for Best Special Effects.

Girish loves bringing stories that stay with the audience long after they leave the screens. Talking about his films he said, “I really like bringing forth stories and characters which people have never imagined. There is so much in this world which needs to be told through the medium of cinema. The world of filmmaking is very fascinating for me and I like presenting every character in its most honest and impactful manner. That has always been my priority. Torbaaz's trailer got a great response and I am looking forward to how it fair's in the audience's minds.”


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Talking about the journey, he added, "The idea is to show a story of hope and also to discuss terrorism with a human angle. The Journey was a rollercoaster with ups and downs. Lots of challenges and hardships, but the passion to tell this story and to tell it a certain way was huge. It is a story with a massive canvas, and considering the scale required it was tough. It was nothing short of an ordeal, to be honest"

"I like to tell stories that make an impact and are interesting to watch too. I am not making a documentary but the audience is intelligent today so, the authenticity needs to be there. I do not take my audience for granted. Filmmaking is my passion. And I am a very visual person. I think in visuals."

Torbaaz releases today on Netflix.

(Source: Agencies)