Blue Mountains is a Bollywood film written and directed by Suman Ganguli, produced by Raujesh Kumar Jain. The film stars Ranvir Shorey, Gracy Singh, Rajpal Yadav, Simran Sharma, Arif Zakaria, Mahesh Thakur, Yatharth Ratnum.
Som, a hill-town boy, accidentally selected in a singing reality TV show. Som’s mother, a celebrity singer of the yesteryears, starts dreaming of materialising her unfulfilled dreams through her son, Som is pushed into the vortex of ‘making of a celebrity singer’, by everyone, from the sleepy hamlet. But Som’s conquest for stardom ends faster than it had begun. He returns to his hometown unceremoniously. Once a dreamer of the Blue Mountains, Som sinks in the abyss of lowest self-esteem. Som’s parents, close friends, his school teachers and well wishers take up the Herculean task of retrieving the titanic of Som’s morale. But clutching the lineage of music, he comes out victorious, returning to the old prototype of the hill town brat, scaling the highs of his blue mountains once again. BLUE MOUNTAINS is for them who have not made it to the final of any ‘talent hunt contest’ – called life. BLUE MOUNTAINS says the story of Olympics: “Participation is important. Not winning.”
The film won the awards at the 2015 Golden Elephant trophy : Best Feature Film Blue Mountains movie won the awards at the 2016 Nashik Film Festival trophy : Best Director and Best Director of photography. The film won the awards at the 2016 Hyderabad Film Festival: Best Feature Film.
Summary of Awards
Winner: Best Feature Film at the 19th International Children’s Film Festival
Winner: Special Festival Mention at the 4th Indian Cine Film Festival
Winner: Special Jury Award at the 2nd International Film Festival Shimla
Winner: Best Director at the 8th Nashik International Film Festival
Winner: Best Cinematography at the 8th Nashik International Film Festival
Winner: Best Children’s Film at the 1st Haryana International Film Festival
Winner: Best Supporting Actor at the 1st Haryana International Film Festival
Winner: Best Editor at the 1st Haryana International Film Festival