Vidya Balan's 'Natkhat' and 'Hubbadi' to be shown at Melbourne Fest

Vidya Balan's 'Natkhat' and 'Hubbadi' to be shown at Melbourne Fest

The Vidya Balan-produced film 'Natkhat' and the Marathi film 'Hubaddi' will participate in the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne on 23 October. Due to the threat of the pandemic, the fest will be held virtually from 23 to 30 October. The fest will have a 'Natkhat' opening film, which will show the story of a mother who teaches her young son about gender equality.

It will be featured in a double bonanza package with Nachiket Samanta's 'Hubaddi'.

Like every year, this fest will screen more than 60 films in 17 languages.

Films on Fest will stream for free on Fest's official website.

In Fest, there are Bollywood, Beyond Bollywood, Film India World, Documents and Shorts, Section.

Fest director Mitu Bhowmik Lange said, "This is an unusual time whereby the world is going through more difficulties than ever before, cinema has been the support system of people and gives them pause from dark times. IFFM is dedicated to entertaining film-buffs around the world and hopes that through this, our wounds will heal."