Positive response to ‘Omerta’ film in HKIFF: Hansal

Vastavam web: Director Hansal Mehta is feeling overwhelmed with the “positive response” to his film “Omerta” at the ongoing Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).After getting rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Busan International Film Festival and MAMI, “Omerta” featuring Rajkummar Rao in the lead, has garnered a positive response at the HKIFF.Hansal, who was present at the screening, said he was impressed with the number of questions the audiences had for him post the screening.

“I was asked a lot of questions that threw up several new interpretations of how the audience perceived the film. It has definitely got me thinking. As a director, it’s fascinating to hear people speak of how they interpreted your vision.”Omerta” is the true story of one of the most dreaded terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh.