Bey Yaar is the first Gujarati film to go to NYIFF
Gujarati movie, ‘Bey Yaar’ which has got immense success at the box office and is still doing wonderful at the theaters across India, has marked another victory in its name. The movie which is being screened for global audiences in foreign places like Australia, Dubai and many more, has been chosen to go to NYIFF.
Yes, the Abhishek Jain directed Gujarati film has become the first from the Gujarati Film industry to have been chosen to be displayed at the New York Indian Film Festival. In its 15th edition, Bey Yaar has found its own place while also opening the gates for more and more Gujarati films to be screened there in the future.
Abhishek Jain’s directorial ‘Bey Yaar’ stars actors like Manoj Joshi, Darshan Jariwala, Divyang Thakkar, Pratik Gandhi, Amit Mistry, Samvedna Suwalka.
The film ‘Bey Yaar’ is about friendship and two friends. The story begins with Uday,who is an artist, narrating a story of two friends Tapan aka Tanio and Chintan aka Chako. In order to make a quick money, they loose some money to a con who poses as the blessed Goddess. Chintan’s father runs a tea stall, in which hangs a painting of a prominent artist M. F. Hussain. The painting was gifted to his father by the painter as a sign of friendship between them. Tapan and Chintan ask Uday to copy the painting and decide to mortgage the original to an art dealer. After several nights, Uday successfully copies the painting, they place the duplicate in place of the original. They mortgage the original painting with the art dealer, Y. B. Gandhi (Manoj Joshi). The next day Gandhi calls Chintan informing that the painting is a fake.
Chintan immediately meets him. Gandhi informs him that someone else had tried to sell the same painting to another dealer and that its a fake, implying that Tapan had double crossed him or that his father must have been lying and in actuality it must have been sold a long time back. Chintan angrily confronts both and out of anger his father throws him out of the house. Later Chintan reconciles with other friends and understands that Gandhi has cheated them. Gandhi publicly humiliates Chintan’s father and announces in media that the painting and the story of the friendship behind it are fake. The friends then hatch an elaborate plan to get back the painting and pride of Chintan’s father.