Programme 2018

Rajma Chawal

Director: Leena Yadav

fiction

Asia Premiere

Section: Discovering India

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 118 mins

Synopsis

A technologically challenged father creates havoc in order to reach out to his noncommunicative son. After many failed attempts and constantly increasing distance, his desperation leads him to take a slightly questionable route to mend their relationship. Amid all this confusion, love has its own twists and turns, and everyone ends up ?nding their true selves against the crowded streets of Old Delhi. 

Director's Bio

Leena Yadav is an independent filmmaker based in Mumbai and Los Angeles, known for dealing with unconventional themes in her films and international collaborations with artists. Her last feature, Parched (2016), had its world premiere at The Toronto International Film Festival. Parched since travelled to 57 film festivals across the world and won 31 international awards. The film had a historic theatrical run in French theatres, playing for 43 consecutive weeks, making it the longest running Indian film ever in France.

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