Peepli Live, a feature film by debutante director Anusha Rizvi, co-produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Aamir Khan Productions has announced the sale of Poland rights at the Berlin Film Festival to Polish distribution company Vivarto SP ZOO. Theatrical release for Peepli Live in Poland is planned for close to 10 prints. Vivarto has also acquired the home video and television rights for the territory. This closely follows the sale of German rights which were acquired earlier this week.
The film toplines Raghubir Yadav, Omkar Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shalini Vatsa and Farrukh Jaffer and has garnered great response at the Berlin Film Festival. Peepli Live, is a fresh and intelligently spun satire of the real-life epidemic of farmer suicides that have plagued India for the past decade. It is the first Indian film ever to be selected at the Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Dramatic competition).