The very proficient Rajat Kapoor’s behind-the-scenes drama ‘RK/RKay’ has been the discuss of the city due to its stellar forged. The movie stars Mallika Sherawat, Kubbra Sait, Ranvir Shorey, Manu Rishi Chaddha and the director himself. Kapoor confronted fairly a number of hurdles whereas making this movie however he was decided and needed to lastly resort to crowdfunding so as to end making this cinematic marvel.
Recently, the director was speaking about his whole crowdfunding method when he talked about, “It’s always difficult to find funding for Indie films. So this time, I started out with the idea of crowdfunding and started reaching out to people.”
He added, “I put in some money of mine, and halfway through the crowdfunding process, Priyam Srivastava and Harshita Karkare stepped in as co-producers. Their faith in the film was amazing, and the film could get made, only because they joined hands.”
“Having said that, there are about 800 people who have contributed towards financing the film with amounts ranging from 100 rupees to 50,000. It’s been an amazing journey” He added. Moreover, Rk/Rkay is among the few Bollywood movies that has been crowdfunded and the final massive movie was the 1976 launch, ‘Manthan’ the place 500,000 farmers donated Rs. 2 every to make the movie”, stated Kapoor.
‘Rk/RKay’ has already been screened in a number of worldwide movie festivals and has obtained a number of accolades for a similar together with in Shanghai International Festival and Austin Film Festival. The movie had premiered within the United States of America on May 14 2021 and shall be releasing in India on July 22 of this yr.
Rajat Kapoor, whose efficiency was hailed by the viewers within the movie ‘Kapoor and Sons’, had directed one other movie referred to as ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ in 2014 which obtained a number of recognition.
The movie’s star forged included the director himself, Sanjay Mishra, Seema Pahwa, Namit Das and others. It went on to win fairly a number of awards together with, Filmfare Critics Award For Best Film.