`Jal` not an art film: Kirti Kulhari

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 16:02

Mumbai: Actress Kirti Kulhari, who is busy promoting her forthcoming movie "Jal", says it`s not an art film but a complete Bollywood masala entertainer.

The movie, directed by first-timer Girish Malik, has done its rounds at various film extravaganzas, including the Busan International Film Festival. This, Kirti believes, must not paint a wrong picture of the movie.

"It`s a myth that once a film goes for festivals, it doesn`t do well commercially. I think some recent films have changed that notion. As far as `Jal` is concerned, it`s not an art film. It`s a complete Bollywood masala film, but it`s not a no-brainer," Kirti told.

The movie is said to have taken around three years to get a commercial release, but Kirti says the wait has been worth it.

"I used to get nervous thinking why it`s taking so long for the release, but this film has been shot on a large canvas and it has to do with lot of graphics.

"This film needed that much of time, but its looking very fresh and fits in today`s film. It was worth the wait," she added.

"Jal" also features Purab Kohli and Tannishtha Chatterjee. The film is slated to release April 4.

IANS

First Published: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 16:02

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