‘Waiting’ is about the special relationship between two people who befriend each other unexpectedly in a hospital, while nursing their individual spouses in coma. It is a film about grief, but more than just dealing with it, ‘Waiting’ is also about confronting it and discovering a sliver of hope between the lines. It is a life-affirming story representative of urban India and its ethos, that is bound to strike a chord with cinema-lovers across the board.
Waiting, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin. Directed by Anu Menon and produced by Ishka Films and Drishyam Films, ‘Waiting’ had premiered at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). Featuring Rajat Kapoor, Arjun Mathur, it also marks the debut of noted filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s wife, actor Suhasini Maniratnam in Hindi cinema. The film is slated to release on May 27th, 2016.