Celebrated filmmaker Mira Nair has mentioned that she might be releasing a remastered model of her acclaimed 1991 film Mississippi Masala to rejoice the movie’s 30th anniversary.
The romantic-drama movie, written by Sooni Taraporevala, marked the filmmaker’s foray in Hollywood.
Set within the rural Mississippi (a southern US state), the movie explores the interracial romance between an African-American man and Indian-American lady
The film featured Hollywood star Denzel Washington reverse Sarita Choudhary.
I’m on a mission. Resurrecting my movies. Mississippi Masala re-mastered & re-releasing on its 30th anniversary in 2021! We mattered lengthy earlier than actions awoke the plenty. https://t.co/JUAKvyBGCb
— Mira Nair (@MiraPagliNair) February 11, 2021
Responding to a person on Twitter, in regards to the relevance of her movies, Nair revealed she is on a mission to “resurrect” her motion pictures.
She mentioned Mississippi Masala is the primary one because the yr 2021 will mark its 30th anniversary.
“I’m on a mission. Resurrecting my movies. Mississippi Masala re-mastered & re-releasing on its 30th anniversary in 2021! We mattered lengthy earlier than actions awoke the plenty,” the 63-year-old director wrote.
Additionally that includes Sharmila Tagore, Roshan Seth and Mohan Agashe, Mississippi Masala was launched in France on September 18 in 1991 earlier than making its debut within the UK and the US subsequent yr on January 17 and February 5, respectively.
It was effectively acquired by critics and earned a standing ovation on the Sundance Movie Competition in 1992 and received an award on the Venice Movie Competition.
Apart from this movie, the stage musical adaptation of Nair’s 2001 film Monsoon Wedding ceremony will premiere in India in November, 2021.
Nair, whose directorial credit additionally embrace motion pictures equivalent to Salaam Bombay, The Namesake and Queen of Katwe, most lately labored on the sequence adaptation of Vikram Seth”s novel A Appropriate Boy.
The present premiered on BBC One within the UK in July 2020, earlier than hitting streamer Netflix in October.