DAM999 - First 3D international movie by a Mariner
Year of Release: 2011
A debut directorial venture of Sohan Roy, DAM999 was a tribute to the Banqiao dam disaster of 1975 that claimed the lives of 250,000 people in China and anticipated calamity for outdated dams in the world. The film falls is an emotional thriller which also brings out the ancient Indian concept of Navarasas, or the nine human emotions, represented by an assortment of actors from India and Hollywood. The movie was well appreciated among the international film circuit and got 5 Oscar 2012 Selections in 3 categories ('Best Picture', 'Original Score' & 3 'Original Soundtracks'). The Screenplay of the movie was added to the permanent core collection in Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences before its release in 2011.