The Pickup Artist, the directorial debut of Rohit Arora that won 2 Remi Awards and made waves in several film festivals internationally was the first film to release in Indian Cinemas after a lockdown on 16th of October 2020, right when cinemas opened the door for the audiences.
Remi Awards instantly placed Rohit in the league of Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Coen Brothers, Francis Ford Coppola and David Lynch. Plot summary on IMDB reads “The Curious case of missing girls investigated by a Maniac Cop”.
The movie stars theatre performers like Dev Chauhan (Sonchiriya fame), Siddharth Bharadwaj (Delhi Crime and Paatal Lok fame), Lokesh Mittal (Brij Mohan Amar Rahe fame), Aanchal Chauhan (Kabir Singh fame), Vijay Kumar Dogra (Sonchiriya fame), Gandharv Dewan (Zoya Factor Fame) and several newcomers like Samapti Patra, Jasneet Kooner, Saasha Aery, Anahita Bhooshan and Smriti Sahni.
Music of the film is done by Bonnie Chakraborty and is co-produced by writer Pankaj Uniyal. The Pickup Artist is produced under the Banner of Roar Picture Company and enters week 2 of its theatrical run.