Not only has Limelight Pictures given Gujarati Cinema a new film to look forward to, but it has also given the Gujarati Film Industry its first woman director. Limelight Picture’s maiden project is a feature film in Gujarati called ‘HUTUTUTU – Aavi ramat ni rutu’. Limelight Pictures, founded by three women, a mother-daughters trio, will continue its journey of bringing some classic, enjoyable movies to the audiences.
Shital Shah, on being the first female to direct a Gujarati Movie says, “While planning and executing the project, I had no idea this was the case. Now once I know, it’s exciting! Our team had a lot of women, the producer, director, creative director, edit assistant, art director, all were women.”
However, the film is not women centric but is a story about a twist in destiny and a “game” that puts 4 lives in a frenzy. It is a tale of four men, two games and one stock market. It has romance, revenge, humour and over all a subtle take on how environment affect human beings. The movie’s star cast includes Writer-Director Shital Shah, Veteran Singer Parth Oza, Shaina Shah, Raunak Kamdar as well as Ankit Joshipura, Abhay Chandarana, Bhakti Kubavat and Aseem Parikh. The Crew comprises of brilliant talent including Cinematographer Pratap Rout (who’s projects include MS Dhoni, Holiday, Ferrari ki Sawari, Total Siyappa and others) and Music Director Kamlesh Bhadkamkar. The film is scheduled to hit the cinemas on 1st January 2016.
With regards to the release planned on 1st January 2016, Director-Writer Shital Shah says:
“I am very excited to release my first film and even happier that it is in Gujarati, my mother tongue. We have
tried to make a film we really believe in and gut feeling says that people are really going to enjoy it. Hutututu for my entire team is not just a film, it has been a journey, full of learning, trials, ups, downs and happiness. We can’t wait to show the audience the film on the 1st of January and indeed wish them a happy new year.”
The Producer of the film, Hina Shah says: “Limelight Pictures has collaborated with many talents – each brilliant in its own creative field. Limelight Pictures endeavor is to produce high quality cinema that is accepted and appreciated by audiences across the world. Its vision is to create a production house that can become an integral part of the entertainment business in India.”