Apart from Bollywood actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kangna Ranaut, actor-producer Hyder Kazmi will also travel to the Cannes Film Festival this month.
Kazmi is elated because this upcoming production, Jihad will be showcased in the world premiere section of the Marche’ du film on May 11.
Directed by Rakesh Parmaar, Jihad features Kazmi alongside actor Alfeeya Shaikh. It has been shot in Jammu and Kashmir. “I am excited and speechless. Walking the red carpet in Cannes is like a dream come true. I feel proud that I got this opportunity because of my film Jihad. It’s a step towards a new beginning. I hope everything goes well,” says Kazmi, who considers veteran actor-filmmaker Manoj Kumar as a mentor. He says that he wants to be part of offbeat films.