Programme 2018

Mom

Director: Ravi Udyawar

fiction

Section: MAMI Tribute

Country: India | Year: 2017

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 146 mins

Synopsis

Arya's life changes when she is brutally gang-raped by a group of spoiled rich students from her school and two of their house helps. Her stepmother seeks justice and takes the help of a detective to teach the perpetrators a lesson.

Director's Bio

A gold medallist from the JJ School of Arts, Mumbai, Ravi Udywar is an ad filmmaker, artist, and illustrator, whose career took a turn after he directed the music video of Silk Route’s single ‘Dooba Dooba’. At the age of 25, Ravi directed India’s first music video to have been directed underwater. He started his career as a painter and illustrator, working at ad agencies and designing graphics for television channels such as Channel V and MTV, soon after which he ventured into ad filmmaking. Wanting to make his feature film debut for a long time, Ravi debuted with the Sridevi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer Mom in 2017, which highlights the bitter-sweet relationship between a mother-daughter.