National Award Winning Director Kranti Kanadé’s new film ‘CRD’ released in US and India to rave reviews by Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter, LA Weekly, Screen Anarchy, NDTV, Times Of India, Indian Express, Film Companion, Scroll, Firstpost and others. Namrata Joshi in The Hindu says, “It boldly goes where no Indian film has gone before.” Many major film critics in India have called it a path-breaking film, unlike any seen before! It was shown as part of studies at the prestigious US film schools USC and UCLA as well as FTII and NFAI in India.

"Indian film 'CRD' enchanting, audacious, indefinable & infectious." - Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times. "Entrancing, vibrant, irreverent, category-defying! Kanadé an assured visual stylist!" - Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter. "Allusive, elusive and by turns funny, romantic and tragic, CRD is a film tuned to the pitch of the artist's heart." - LA Weekly. "CRD, An Ethereal Exercise In Art" - ScreenAnarchy. “Subversive & fearless, Kanadé breaks all rules of filmmaking in creating CRD, which boldly goes where no Indian film has gone before.” - Namrata Joshi, The Hindu. “CRD is path-breaking! Classy & magnificently inventive! Unlike any seen in years.” - Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV. “Outstanding, Superb!” - Nandini Ramnath, Scroll. “Masterful, Sharp & Infectious!” - Trisha Gupta, Firstpost. “Hypnotic! Inner-body experience.” - Rahul Desai, Film Companion

Story logline: A Young Dramatist rebels against his fascist Tutor to form his troop of misfits - aiming to win a prestigious theatre competition. Inspired by real life event 'Purushottam' in Pune, India.‬ Here is CRD Official Trailer and CRD FB Page with Interviews etc.

Kranti's other film is Gandhi Of The Month with legendary Hollywood actor Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Taxi Driver, Youth). It's about a secular expat American schoolmaster in India struggling to protect his students from fundamentalists. Kranti's children's film MAHEK won awards around the world and his CHAITRA won Five National Film Awards becoming India's official entry to Student Academy Awards. He has studied filmmaking at UCLA and FTII. He is also an Entrepreneur, Tree Planter, and a co-founder of an NGO for the destitute that has rehabilitated more than 300 children.