Sushmita is back with a bang!
Saregama India Ltd is scheduled to release "Karma Aur Holi" on the in March 2009. Written and Directed by New York based Manish Gupta, the film has an eclectic mix of star cast from the east and west. Co-produced by Drena DeNiro, daughter of legendary Robert DeNiro, much-awaited film stars Sushmita Sen, Randeep Hooda, Rati Agnihotri, Suresh Oberoi, Deepal Shaw and international super model, Naomi Campbell, underground rapper Sticky Fingaz & Vincent Pannetta to name a few. Manish and Drena went great length to acquire services of Lysa Cooper, one of the biggest stylists in the world, having worked with likes of Madonna, Shakira and Britney Spears she made our gorgeous Ms Sen look even more sensational.
Karma aur Holi happens to be the first Bollywood and Hollywood joint production with mainstream stars from both the film industries. This Karmic encounter of cultural confluences has come full cycle this Holi.
The film deals with relationships of many dimensions, their conflicts and resolutions on the day of Holi signifying a new beginning. A contemporary film, wherein the story revolves around the identity of Indian families living in the U.S., having migrated from their native land, adapt to the difference in culture and how they have been ready to give up their inherent cultural inhibitions. The rawness of indie-film world of New York where Manish has worked adds the freshness and a flavor of timelessness to "Karma Aur Holi".
The film was shot in New York and its suburbs and Princeton in New Jersey.