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On Ruskin Bond’s birthday, first look of short film ‘The Black Cat’ releases

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 19 May 2017, 19:09:39 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

On Ruskin Bond’s  83rd birthday, the first look of movie ‘The Black Cat’ is unveiled by the filmmaker Bhargav Saikia. It is based on the story by the famous author Ruskin Bond. 

The film includes the veteran actor Tom Alter playing the role of Ruskin Bond and Shernaz Patel in the role of Miss Bellows. 

The first look reveals Miss Bellows in a black dress along with a black cat. 

Saikia also has a special message for the author. 

"My warmest wishes to Ruskin sir on his 83rd birthday. On behalf of the entire cast and crew of ‘The Black Cat', I wish him good health, happiness and may he continue to inspire and amaze us for many more years to come. It's a wonderful occasion to reveal the first look of the film," Saikia said in a statement. 

Also Read: 5 gripping short stories by Ruskin Bond you can enjoy reading with a cup of tea

Talking about the story, Shernaz said: "This particular story by the master storyteller Ruskin Bond is wonderfully eerie and magical, and will definitely be enjoyed by all." 

The principal photography for "The Black Cat" has been completed in Uttarakhand. The film will be ready for festival screenings in late June, followed by an online release later this year.

(With IANS Inputs)