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Lost: Yami Gautam's drama thriller to be the opening film at Chicago South Asian Film Festival

The film is directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury.

Lost: Yami Gautam's drama thriller to be the opening film at Chicago South Asian Film Festival
Yami Gautam in Lost poster
  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 02.04 AM, Sep 09, 2022


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival has chosen Yami Gautam Dhar's investigative drama thriller Lost as the "Opening Night Premiere Film." The largest yearly South Asian celebration of excellent storytelling is the Chicago South Asian Film Festival. The movie is an emotional social thriller that represents a greater quest, a look for the principles of empathy and honesty that have been forgotten. In Lost, a talented young lady criminal reporter relentlessly seeks the truth about the sudden disappearance of a young theatre activist. The plot of the film is based on true events.

The performers expressed their joy and excitement for the movie's release when asked about its selection as the opening night premiere feature. Yami plays a determined crime reporter.

When questioned about her anticipation for the movie's festival debut and its upcoming release, Yami said that she couldn't be happier or prouder that the movie was chosen for the CSAFF's opening night. Particularly in this day and age, the actor thinks it's one that people will identify with and that one simply cannot overlook. Yami enjoyed performing this role because it was such a unique experience. It gave her the chance to explore so many facets of her acting, and the whole team put a lot of effort into it. She's very excited for the movie to come out, especially to see how the audience responds to it.

The cast of this intriguing story is outstanding. In addition to Yami, the movie also stars Pankaj Kapur, Rahul Khanna, and a group of young actors in key roles, including Neil Bhoopalam, Pia Bajpiee, and Tushar Pandey.

Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury expressed his excitement at the film's selection for the festival and its subsequent distribution. The filmmaker is incredibly proud that the movie had its world debut at such a prestigious film festival. There should be a celebration. The shooting of Lost has been a wonderful journey. He has been looking forward to the success of their laborious project. The movie is a genuine high point of media in a social setting, and Aniruddha is confident that it will make for an engaging experience for the audience. He's interested in seeing how it is received after its release. The director is hoping they'll accept it with open arms.

Producing the movie are Shareen Mantri Kedia, Kishor Arora, Sam Fernandes, and Indrani Mukherjee for Zee Studios.