Toronto: Vasan Bala’s next “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota” will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The organisers shared the news on Twitter that the film, titled “The Man Who Feels No Pain” in English, will be screened at the festival.
“@Vasan_Bala Bollywood-infused action film THE MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN (MARD KO DARD NAHIN HOTA), starring Abhimanyu Dasani and Radhika Madan,” TIFF tweeted.
.@Vasan_Bala (PEDDLER)’s Bollywood-infused action film THE MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN (MARD KO DARD NAHIN HOTA), starring Abhimanyu Dasani and Radhika Madan. #TIFF18 https://t.co/52f5lPCRHT pic.twitter.com/xXfDew1rCT
— TIFF (@TIFF_NET) August 9, 2018
The film will be screened in the Midnight Madness section of the festival where movies in action, horror, shock and fantasy genre are placed. It will be joined by other movies such as David Gordon Green’s “Halloween”, Shane Black’s “The Predator” and Peter Strickland’s “In Fabric”. .
The film’s story follows a young man quite literally born with the ability to feel no pain strikes out on a quest to vanquish 100 foes. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s “Manmarziyaan” will also be screened at the festival apart from Nandita Das’ “Manto”.
Kashyap congratulated Bala on Twitter. “Go @Vasan_Bala first indian film in midnight madness at @TIFF_NET,” Kashyap wrote. “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota” is the second film from Bala, whose directorial debut was “Peddlers”.
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) August 9, 2018