Directed by Kanu Behl, a multiple award winning writer and director, ‘Despatch’ is an investigative thriller that unfolds in the world of crime journalism. With the changing landscape of content consumption in the country, ‘Despatch’ with its distinct perspective and relevance is sure to resonate with audiences.
Manoj Bajpayee is essaying a character who finds himself sucked into the murky underbelly of business and crime. Producer Ronnie talking about the film, stated, “The scope for storytelling is incredible right now with new platforms and evolved audience tastes. At RSVP we are focussed on developing our own scripts and screenplays and working with directors that share the common vision of storytelling. With its unique perspective and gripping storyline ‘Despatch’ is the kind of content we believe in.”
Director Kanu said, “Despatch is a story I've been itching to tell for a while now. It reflects our lives and times and could not be getting made at a more pertinent moment. Collaborating with Manoj Bajpayee and Ronnie Screwvala on a piece that looks to push cinematic boundaries is exciting and I look forward to embarking on this journey.”
The acclaimed actor Bajpayee sharing his thoughts said, “As an actor I want to be part of stories that I want to tell and that deserve to be told. ‘Despatch’ is one such film. With the digital age, our stories can now reach and be accessed by viewers across the globe and I’m confident this film will have many takes because it is relevant to our times. I am looking forward to collaborating with Kanu Behl who is well versed with the changing times and has total control on his craft of storytelling ”