Programme 2018

Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon (Taking the Horse to Eat Jalebis)

Director: Anamika Haksar


Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 122 mins


Fusing documentary-realism with magic-realism, and true and fictionalised stories with poetry and dreams, Ghode Ko… is a love-letter to the syncretic culture of Old Delhi, to its history which is slowly losing itself amidst concrete and smog.

Director's Bio

Anamika Haksar is an Indian theatre director. Having first trained under Badal Sarcar and then with B.V. Karanth at the National School of Drama (NSD), she later went to the State Institute of Theatre Arts, Moscow. She won the Sanskriti Award for developing a new theater language in India in 1995. In 2016, she was invited to the Kochi Biennale to exhibit an acclaimed theatre installation.      

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