"We struggled to release the film. The awards didn't quite help us find a distributor. People liked the film but nobody was interested in releasing it. We needed Rs 15 lakh for the release, so we went for crowd-funding," Mr Touchriver said
Deepika plays one of the five 'oddball' dramatis personae in the film, directed by Cocktail's Homi Adajania
Critically acclaimed Sri Lankan film With You, Without You by filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage was pulled out from theatres here on Saturday following protests and threats from Tamil fringe groups.
Actresses Lisa Haydon, Sonal Chauhan and Shriya Saran sashayed down the ramp, styled by different designer at the Pune Fashion Week on December 22.