After traveling to over 50 international film festivals, KATIYABAAZ finally comes home for its nationwide release in India. The film is being presented by Phantom films for its theatrical release. The film is jointly directed by Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa.
KATIYABAAZ is the story of electricity theft in Kanpur told through the eyes of two protagonists: Loha Singh, a katiyabaaz and Ritu Maheshwari, an IAS officer. It tells the story of the electricity crisis in small town India. It premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and has traveled to 50 festivals across all continents. It was awarded the National Film Award and Best Indian Film award at Mumbai Film Festival last year.