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'Ajji' to release country wide on November 24

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Devashish Makhija-directed rape- revenge drama "Ajji" will be releasing in on November 24.

The film was screened at films festival such as Busan and Film Festival, and has been lauded by critics for its dark and gritty take on the classic fairy-tale story Little Red Riding Hood.

Sushama Deshpande leads the cast of the film, which also Sharvani Suryavanshi, Sadiya Siddiqui, Manuj Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Kiran Khoje, and Smita Tambe.

"Fairy tales are all written metaphorically, and this one specifically holds a lot of relevance today. We are extremely happy at the interest shown by the festival circuit for our film," said Makhija.

In India, the film was screened at Film Festival (MAMI) and Dharamshala (DIFF).

veteran also praised the film and tweeted, "AJJI is a film really worth watching. I am not surprised that it is getting such flattering reactions at different international festivals!"

The film is produced by Yoodlee Films.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 15:42 IST