The Desire,' a Hindi feature film scripted and directed by R. Sarath, has been selected to the New York City International Film Festival, 2011. It will be screened on August 24. Produced by Sunanda Shetty under the banner of Ten Golden Star, and co-produced by Shi yun, the film is perhaps the first Indo-Chinese collaborative production.
Shilpa Shetty and Chinese actor Xia Yu play the lead roles. Anupam Kher, Jayapradha, Vikram Gokhale, and Asif enact important characters in the movie. Sankar Ehsan Loy and Viswamohan Bhat have composed the music. Shot in Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh in India and in various locales in Malayasia,