Fly Away Solo (Hindi Title: Masaan ) is an upcoming Indian Hindi drama film directed by Neeraj Ghaywan. The directional debut film is an Indo-French co-production produced by Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Anurag Kashyap’s Phantom Films, Shikhya Entertainments, Arte France Cinema and Pathe Productions.
It has been selected to be screened in the Un Certain Regard selection at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Ghaywan previously assisted Anurag Kashyap on Gnags of Wasseypur.
The film set in Varanasi, follows the lives of a young orphan (Nikhil Sahni), a low-caste teenage boy (Vicky Kaushal) who falls in love with an upper-caste girl (Shweta Tripathi), her father (Sanjay Mishra) and a woman (Richa Chadha) caught in a sex scandal. Masaan is Hindi word for crematorium, where the teenage boy works. As their stories collide, in girl’s father who is fighting a taboo, the young orphan finds an unlikely father figure.
- Richa Chadda as Devi Pathak
- Vicky Kaushal as Deepak Chaudhary
- Shweta Tripathi as Deepak Chaudhary
- Pankaj Tripathi as Safhya Ji
- Sanjay Mishra as Vidyadhar Pathak
- Nikhil Sahni
- Vineet Kumar Singh
Directed By:- Neeraj Ghaywan
Produced By:- Anurag Kashyap
Release Date:- 19 May 2015 (Cannes), The film is going to In India’s Theatres On 24 July 2015.