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UK distributor Mara Pictures picks rights for “Gangs of Wasseypur”

By NewsDesk • Published on October 15, 2012

UK based independent distributor Mara Pictures has picked up rights for Anurag Kashyap’sGangs of Wasseypur I and II and Mira Nair’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

Gangs of Wasseypur will be released in winter 2012-2013 while The Reluctant Fundamentalist is slated for a summer 2013 release.

The catalogue of Mara Pictures include Anurag Kashyap’s That Girl in Yellow Boots, Mehreen Jabbar’s Ramchand Pakistani, Chris Smith’s The Pool and Hammad Khan’s Slackistanamong others.

Kashyap’s sequels and Nair’s adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s acclaimed novel by the same name have garnered critical acclaim across festivals. Gangs of Wasseypur was screened at the 2012 Cannes Director’s Fortnight, while The Reluctant Fundamentalist opened the 69th Venice International Film Festival.

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