In 2004, BBP produced its first feature film Hari Om, which was the directorial debut of Bharatbala. The film is slated for release in 2007. The film was the official selection at close to 40 international film festivals including Toronto International Film Festival and won several awards, including the New Voices Award at Bangkok International Film Festival, Audience Award for Best Film at Puchon International Film Festival (South Korea), Best Film Award at Salento Film Festival (Italy), German Star of India at Bollywood And Beyond, Stuttgart (Germany) and Audience Choice Award at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. The company is currently developing its second feature - an Indo-Japanese full-length feature film tentatively titled, The 19th Step. It will be the first Indian film on martial arts and will showcase the ancient Indian martial art form – Kalarippayattu - that later evolved into such esoteric, though better known martial art forms as Kung fu.
After making more than 500…
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