Nawazuddin Siddiqui's upcoming film 'Photograph' is all set to be screened at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.

Also known as Berlinale 2019, the festival will take place from February 7 to 17.

The Ritesh Batra-directorial, which also features Sanya Malhotra, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

A "super excited" Nawaz took to Twitter to reveal the news. He wrote, "Super Excited to inform you all that after being officially selected at the prestigious #SundanceFilmFestival2019, my film #photograph will also be screened at the #berlinale2019."

The 44-year-old further thanked Ritesh "for doing this wonder & @sanyamalhotra07 for being a wonderful part of this."

Filmmaker Ritesh Batra, who is known for the movie like Lunchbox took to Twitter to share the news about its selection at the Berlinale. He wrote, “Hello all, #photograph will also be screened at the #berlinale2019 Berlinale Special Gala Photograph von Ritesh Batra mit Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sanya Malhotra, Farrukh Jaffar, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vijay Raaz, Jim Sarbh, Akash Sinha, Saharsh Kumar Shukla.”


Photograph is set in Dharavi in Mumbai and has been jointly produced by India, Germany and USA-based companies.

Apart from Photograph, Zoya Akhtar’s hip hop drama Gully Boy is also part of the Berlinale Special films.

'Photograph' is set to hit the theatres on March 8.

(With PTI inputs)