Global Hollywood has dominated the history of film as a popular art form since the 1920s, no matter how one defines the precise financial and institutional elements of its transnational and national character. There have been, and will always be forces that will challenge the present-day norms and portray the reality as we know it – encapsulating the essence of the generation. And this is what Asopa Films, since its inception, has been yearning to do. To reflect the society on screen, capture the audience’s attention, involve them in the storyline and beyond. A film production house – founded in 2008 by one of the most renowned directors in Canada – Mukesh Asopa has become a pioneering production house bagging over 100 awards for its bespoke creations that are known to merge elements of both eastern and western cultures – hence building an international fanbase spread across the globe.
Asopa Films was founded and is run by Mukesh Asopa. In the Hollywood film industry, he has established himself as a well-known Canadian film director and actor, noted for his particular style. Asopa is a graduate of the University of Calcutta, where well. known Academy Award-winning filmmaker and artists studied. He earned his acting certificate from the Barry John Acting Studio, which has produced a number of well-known actors throughout the years.
Since his debut in the industry, Asopa has been focused on continuing his upward trajectory, working tirelessly to make waves in the industry and bring his visions to life. Asopa’s work is a synthesis of his Indian heritage and the knowledge he gathered while studying at prestigious institutions. His films, like Asopa himself, aim to provide not just visual pleasure but also to touch the emotions of audiences by exploring fresh issues that are relevant to the twenty-first century.
Asopa Films combines genres including mystery, horror, drama, and romance to produce a unique “taste” that is distinct from conventional cinema. Asopa’s connection with Hollywood is a complicated one, straddling the line between affirmation and self-reflexive deconstruction. His mastery of Hollywood cinema’s norms and codes allows him to disrupt their time and time again. He not only pushes Hollywood’s bounds in terms of form, but also in terms of how gender, class, and culture are depicted, as well as his delight in experimenting with the genre. Asopa Films’ productions are based on a passion for the craft of filmmaking. The films have a distinct tone, are appealing to a wide range of audiences, and show the directors’ versatility.
Asopa Films Inc. has produced a number of important film projects that have won numerous prizes and recognition since its inception. Some of these include Aisha and Rahul, The Taste of Relation, Zombie Beach, Chambers Gate, Depth of Pyaar, and Bloody Romeo. When you consider the themes of some of these films, like Aisha and Rahul, a romantic comedy about love, friendship, and reincarnation, and The Taste of Relation, a drama/thriller about sacrifice and a lesson for the younger generation, Depth of Pyaar is a Love story, Family Drama, Crime Thriller. It’s easy to see how Asopa has been able to not only create masterpieces but also explore various approaches in order to reflect the realities of society at large.
Bloody Romeo, released on Halloween 2021, at Apollo Cinemas in Ontario Canada, on the other hand, highlights the most sensitive subject of Suicides and is a thrilling ride for the audience from start to finish. Postal Code, Sri Dungargarh, Universal Greed, and an Untitled Zombies film are among Asopa Films’ current projects. All the movies of Asopa Films can be watched by ordering at www.asopafilms.com.
Since the release of Aisha and Rahul in 2009, Asopa Films has produced six feature films. The film Zombie Beach was released in Carmike Cinemas across the United States in 2014, and it received widespread acclaim, particularly among college students. The film was also screened at the prestigious Port Townsend Film Festival in Washington, as well as the Jaipur International Film Festival in India, and the Cyprus International Film Festival in Cyprus, where it was met with a standing ovation. After its broad distribution on Amazon Prime, Asopa’s 2019 film Depth Of Pyaar won over 60 accolades at various film festivals and qualified for submission to the Academy Awards in 2021.
Bloody Romeo, the studio’s most recent feature, had its world premiere on Halloween 2021 in Ontario, Canada, to rave reviews. With over 20 wins and Over 10 Nominations so far at various film festivals globally Bloody Romeo got its India Premiere at Chambal International Film Festival 2022, where the film got awarded Best Screenplay- Feature. In the Hollywood, Bloody Romeo won Golden Diamond Awards for Best Production Design at Asian Film Festival, Los Angeles, SoCal Film Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Credit Sequence and for Best Directing at International Independent Film Awards in the USA. The film was also nominated under nine categories in California at the prestigious Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema 2022,USA.
These films, as well as director/producer/studio founder Mukesh Asopa, have received over 100 awards from film festivals all around the world. These achievements not only affirm Asopa’s abilities in the eyes of festival juries and participants but also the studio’s accomplishments in the industry.