Programme 2019

Aadhaar

Director: Suman Ghosh

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Discovering India

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 107 mins

Synopsis

A false prophecy about his wife’s death sets an impoverished potter on a journey to change his Aadhaar card number – a unique identification number issued by the Indian government to citizens.  

Director's Bio

Suman Ghosh is a National Award-winning Indian filmmaker, who has made six features and one documentary film. His first feature, Footsteps (Podokkhep, 2006), won two National Awards. Nobel Thief (Nobel Chor, 2012) had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival and was an official selection at the BFI London Film Festival. Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights (2013) went on to win the Outstanding International Feature Award at the Reelworld Film Festival Toronto. Aadhaar is his first Hindi language feature film.