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News & Features » April 2013 » Film Based on Delhi Noir Story Part of New York Indian Film Festival

Film Based on Delhi Noir Story Part of New York Indian Film Festival

“The Railway Aunty” by Mohan Sikka, originally published in Delhi Noir, has been adapted into a feature film by Ajay Bahl titled B.A. Pass. The film will have its New York premiere on Wednesday, May 1st as part of the 13th annual New York Indian Film Festival. Click here to buy tickets to the screening, which will be held at 9pm at Theatre 2 at Tribeca Cinemas. For more information about the festival and screening details, visit the New York Indian Film Festival’s website.

From the NYIFF description:

“A young small town boy moves to Delhi to stay with his aunt and finish his college. Soon a mysterious married woman seduces him known to him as Sarika ‘Aunty’. Set amidst the neon-lit by lanes of Delhi’s Paharganj unfolds an erotic human drama between the two. A relationship based on lust, lies and deceit is forged. As the young boy gets more and more entrenched into his surroundings he discovers a city that thrives on corrupting even the most naive and innocent.”

Watch the trailer for B.A. Pass below:

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Posted: Apr 5, 2013

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