Raje Bauji is a man in his late fifties, living out a dreary but eventful life in a small house in old Delhi, where he lives with his extended family. A random incident is going to change his life in a dramatic way, though he does not realize it at the moment. Bauji’s daughter has been seeing a boy of ill repute. When that fact is revealed to the family, after much deliberation, they decide to do the obvious, lock up the girl and go beat the willful boy. It is a funny old journey of this man, who decides that he will only believe what he sees with his eyes moving forward.
Synopsis: As heavy monsoon rains lash the badlands of Mumbai, Adi, a rookie cop out on his first assignment, raises his gun in the face of a criminal and is faced with the most vital decision of his life: to shoot or not to shoot? Monsoon Shootout presents three different scenarios, each sending Adi on a spiraling journey downward that pits him against fate and a system mired in moral ambiguity.
Makar and Kamru live in a small village in Garhwal. They have not seen their father for 5 years because he works in the city. When the father does come home, Makar and Kamru find that their father has not brought them any gifts, scolds them regularly, and disciplines them too much. Makar’s friends, Bupi and Pusu convince him that his father may be an imposter. The boys create a plan to get rid of the imposter through the help of a witch who lives in the forest.
Jury Award Winner - Directors Guild of America Student Awards
Semi-finalist - Student Academy Awards
CINE Golden Eagle Winner
Silver Palm Award - Mexico International Film Festival
"Best Student Film" APCA Award - CAAMFest
Deluxe's Canada First Award - Lakeshorts International Film Festival
Jury's Stellar Award for Best Narrative - Black Maria Film Festival
"Best Short" (Student) - Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
"Best Short" Audience Award - Seattle South Asian Film Festival
Finalist - BAFTA/LA Student Awards
'Best Film' & 'Best Screenplay' Winner - UCLA Directors Spotlight
Jury Award - Los Angeles Culture Film Festival
"Best Student Film" - World Arts Film Festival