Programme 2018

Bhonsle

Director: Devashish Makhija

fiction

Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 133 mins

Synopsis

At a time when leaders use violence to rid Maharashtra of Bihari migrants a dying Maharashtrian cop Bhonsle finds unlikely companionship in 23 yr. old Bihari Sita while the raging conflict reaches his doorstep giving him a last battle worth fighting.

Director's Bio

Devashish Makhija researched and assisted on Black Friday (2004) and has written numerous screenplays, notably Anurag Kashyap’s Doga. He has written bestselling children’s books Why Paploo was Perplexed (2011) and When Ali Became Bajrangbali (2012); a collection of short stories, Forgetting (2014), and a forthcoming book of poems, Disengaged. He has also written and directed the multiple award winning short films Rahim Murge Pe Mat Ro (2008), El’ayichi (2015), Agli Baar (2015), Taandav (2016), Absent (2016), and the feature film Ajji (2017), which played in India Gold at the Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star.