The complex vortex of morality, prejudice and breaking news! Award winner at Trivandrum and screened at over twenty five film festivals, including at Beijing, Berlin, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Kathmandu, Mumbai, Prague, Stuttgart and Thrissur.
Directed by Paromita Vohra | 2007
Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv Mehrotra
Paromita Vohra is a filmmaker and writer whose work focuses on feminism, desire, urban life and popular culture. She is the director of several documentaries including Unlimited Girls and Q2P, the writer of the feature film Khamosh Pani and several documentaries. Her fiction and non-fiction writing have been published widely. She is the founder of Agents of Ishq, a website about sex, love and desire in India.
Rajiv Mehrotra is the founding Managing Trustee and Commissioning Editor of PSBT - his films have won more than 300 awards worldwide, including 32 in 31 years from the President of India. His nine books are available in 50 languages and editions. He serves as the Trustee/ Secretary of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of HH the Dalai Lama (For more, see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajiv_Mehrotra).
PSBT was a not-for-profit that nurtured and supported the production of independent documentary films by a diversity of filmmakers from across India. Over two decades, it produced close to 700 documentary films, each film averaging two film festival selections and every second film an award. (Read more here: psbt.org, civilsocietyonline.com/cinema/psbt-story-630-films-230-awards-400-filmmakers/, psbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/OnGlobalScreens-Article.pdf, thehindu.com/features/cinema/in-the-channels-of-trust/article3942019.ece, psbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/PSBT-Real-Films-on-Real-India.jpg)
PSBT was led by some of India's iconic film personalities - Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal, Sharmila Tagore, with Fali Nariman and Kiran Karnik. From its inception in 2000, Tulika Srivastava was a key member of the Team, joined in 2005, by Ridhima Mehra.
Cinematographer: Avijit Mukul Kishore
Sound Recordist: Samina Mishra
Editor: Sankalp Meshram
Narrator: Lovleen Mishra
Produced by PSBT, for and in partnership with Doordarshan India.
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Last updated: June 2020