Richa Chadda's ‘Masaan’ gets standing ovation at Cannes

The entire team of ‘Masaan’ is basking in joy. It a proud moment for the ‘Masaan’ team as the film received five minutes standing ovation at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival. Richa Chadda starrer ‘Masaan’ gets five minutes standing ovation at Cannes International film festival and the appreciation at the international platform moves the actress into tears.

 ‘Masaan’ starring Richa Chadda and directed by Neeraj Ghaywan's was premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the prestigious annual movie gala and the movie was highly appreciated. Audience could not stop clapping after the screening for five minutes.

Starring Sanjay Mishra, Richa Chadda and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles, 'Masaan' in the story of a lower caste boy who falls in love with an upper caste girl in Varanasi. The lovers are caught in a sex scandal and the story unfolds.

"Got teary at the 5 minute long standing ovation. Thank you everyone. @ghaywan, first thanks to you," Richa tweeted alongside a photo, showing people applauding and congratulating the team of the film.

Ghaywan also took to Twitter to express his happiness.

"Broke down at the unstoppable applause. Thanks everyone! Missed you so much @anuragkashyap72, editor @nitin_baid, DP @avinasharun20! #Masaan."

Shweta Tripathi, who also stars in the film, tweeted, "Sweetest khushi ke aasoos happend. Thank you @ghaywan fr this beautiful film n memories tht will last a lfetme #Masaan."

"I was always curious about what a man, who encounters death in his day-to-day life, thinks about mortality. That's where the idea for 'Masaan' came," Ghaywan had told PTI before his trip to Cannes.