Anand Gandhi produced India’s first-ever Sci-fi cyber comedy in Ok Computer. The show starred Vijay Varma and Radhika Apte and was praised for its unique subject and interesting take on the same. The show came out earlier this year and is now all set to be screened at the International Film Festival of New Zealand.
Pooja Shetty who directed the series was extremely delighted with the news and took to her social media to share the update and also wrote a cheeky caption for the same, she said, “Super thrilled & honored to have Ok Computer premiere at the International Film Festival of New Zealand! 💜
Here’s to the show traveling more than me these past two years! 🥂”
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Pooja shared, “It’s a stunning honor to have a place in the stellar lineup of cinema at NZIFF. The festival is a great outpost of awe, discovery, and experimentation. I am thrilled at the prospect of a new audience watching the series halfway across the world, and participating in its ideas.”
Neil Pagedar shared, “It has been a hallmark of science fiction to create alternate worlds so we may better understand our own.
It’s a true privilege to showcase a uniquely Indian sci-fi series to our first New Zealand audience at the NZIFF. This is an extraordinary corroboration of our dreams.”
Anand Gandhi who produced the show, shared, “That OK Computer is resonating with a global audience is very reassuring for me, and encourages me to continue facilitating new and courageous creators.”
In Ok Computer the character of Vijay Varma plays a cyber cell cop named Saajan Kundu, a tribute to Irrfan Khan’s character in Lunchbox. Radhika Apte herself was seen in a never seen before role in the series and received praise from the audiences for the same.