Programme 2019

Batti

Director: Akshay Sarjerao Danavale

fiction

World Premiere

Section: Dimensions Mumbai

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 5 mins

Synopsis

A day in the life of Batti, a 10-year-old boy, involves him cleaning parked cars and selling books on Mumbai’s local trains to make a living. While he desires a normal childhood, the city of dreams demands a price.

Director's Bio

Akshay Sarjerao Danavale completed his Bachelor of Mass Media from Maharshi Dayanand College, Mumbai University. Here, he made the short film Mumbaicha Vadapav (2013), which won the Second Best Film Award in the Dimensions category at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival.