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NETFLIX releases 'Sunrise' a 2014 international release and a multiple award winning movie

Two scripts of Adil Hussain starred movie Sunrise and Parched, very few scripts of the films produced from India to be archived at the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Adil Hussain in the stellar role as Inspector Joshi in the Sunrise movie
Sunrise is a drama film directed and written by Partho Sen-Gupta , released in 2014 internationally. Sunrise just released in India on NETFLIX  on March 15th, 2017. It tells the story of a police officer, played excellently by Adil Hussain as Inspector Lakshman Joshi  , a grieving father, searching for his daughter Aruna, who was kidnapped years ago at the age of six and is hell-bent on settling the scores with the abductor.  Along with Sunrise the other Adil Hussain Starrer ‘Parched’ film’s script to be archived at the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Partho Sen Gupta, Director of the award winning movie ' Sunrise '
Sunrise , whose production and technical team are Franco-Indian, is screened at numerous international festivals where it is awarded several times at Amsterdam, Durban and Munich Film Festivals.

Awards bagged by Arunodaya| SUNRISE Movie
SUNRISE Festival selections & Awards 
1.    Busan International Film Festival October 2014 (International Premiere in New Currents Competition)
2.    Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) 2014 (Indian Gold Competition)
3.    Dharamshala International Film Festival 2014
4.    The International Film Festival and Forumon Human Rights, Geneva-Feb 2015 (Competition)
5.    Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania (Discovery section)
6.    Beaune Thriller Film Festival, France (Young Blood Competition)
7.    Tribeca Film Festival, New York - April 2015 (View points section)
8.    Stuttgart Indian Film Festival, Germany 
9.    Roffa Mon Amour, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
10. Sydney Film Festival
11. Melbourne International Film Festival 
12. Melbourne Indian Film festival
13. Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal (World Cinema)
14. L’Ètrange Film Festival, Paris (Mondovision section)
15. Milano Film Festival (Competition)
16. Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival (World Cinema)
17. Indian Film Festival of Hague, Netherlands
18. International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Sitges (Noves Visions Competition)
19. BFI London Film Festival (Dare Strand)
20. Nominated ‘Best Cinematography’ Asia-Pacific Screen Academy Awards

Actor Hemu Shetty ,  a well-known actor from Bollywood  also being touted as the next Bollywood Villain and Bollywood Baddie, recently ranked favourite by bunt community within the inner circle as the promising Actor in the Tulu Cinema,(now coined as TULUWOOD), also nicknamed as the Tulu Actor and  with his long experience as an acting coach,with an ability of a #HistrionicAnalyzer and penchant of an  #HistrionicWriter feels awed at the movie and compliments Truly a heart-wrenching, emotionaly  hitting and a cold-nerve stirring movie, that evokes the histrionic ability of the character and the pychological theme potrayal skill of the director, which gets into the intense story telling characteristic mode,which hits the viewer in the wake up mode towards the dark happenings in the surroundings and the society at large .
Here's the trailer link to SUNRISE https://youtu.be/EoijrIie6tQ

Sunrise Official US Release Trailer 1


"Sunrise", directed by Partho Sen-Gupta starring Adi Hussain and Tannishtha Chatterjee, is the story of Inspector Joshi, in his despair, life converges with a recurring dream in which Joshi pursues a shadowy figure who leads him to 'Paradise', a night-club where teenage girls dance to a leering crowd. He is convinced he will find Aruna there and vows to bring her back to Leela, his broken wife. The life of Lakshman Joshi, a policeman in Mumbai, has been shattered since his daughter was kidnapped ten years earlier. While his wife sinks into denial and continues to tell stories to their child, he tracks down the slightest clue that could put him on the track of the kidnappers.A recurring dream leads him to think that a serious track is at the Paradise, a night bar where young teenagers dance before an audience of libidinous adults.


Partho Sen-Gupta was born in Mumbai, India. He started his career as an apprentice in the art department in the studios of ‘Bollywood’ at the age of 17. He then set up his own design studio and worked on numerous advertising films and feature films, designing sets and specializing in SFX. He was Art director on Alain Corneau’s Nocturne Indien, shot in India in 1989. In 1993, he was awarded a scholarship to study film direction at the FEMIS, the French film institute in Paris. He made four short films that took him to different European film festivals at which he won several awards. After graduation, he made his first feature film, ‘Hava Aney Dey’ – Let the wind Blow’ (93 mins, Hindi) which premiered at the 2004 Berlin International lm festival. It was also selected by many other major international lm festivals and won awards. It was screened at the MoMa, NYC for the Global Film Initiative’s Global Lens 2008 series. His new award winning feature film Sunrise (Arunoday), an Indo-French coproduction with Adil Hussain and Tannishtha Chatterjee, premiered at the 19th Busan International film festival in the New Currents Competition section and since has been selected at numerous international film festivals like Tribeca FF, Munich Int. FF etc. He now lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

Adil Hussain's Bio

Still from the Sunrise Movie, Adil Hussain as Inspector Joshi 
ADIL HUSSAIN is a  Graduate from the National School of Drama, New Delhi, he has acted on the stage nationally & internationally for last 13 years. He played Pi’s father in Ang Lee’s The Life of Pi and in an Italian production of Mahasweta Devi’s Gangor by Italo Spinelli, which premiered at the Rome International Film Festival. He works in both Bollywood mainstream films and independent Indian films. He is a visiting Faculty member at the National School of Drama, New Delhi and Film and Television Institute of India, Pune for last several years where he teaches acting.

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