Programme 2019

The Last Color

Director: Vikas Khanna

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Discovering India

Country: India, USA | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 90 mins

Synopsis

Nine-year-old flower seller and tightrope walker Chhoti befriends Noor, a 70-year-old widow living a colourless life of abstinence. Chhoti promises hope to Noor as this poignant story of love, friendship, commitment, and victory of the human spirit unfolds on the banks of the River Ganges.

Director's Bio

Vikas Khanna is an award-winning, Michelin-starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, filmmaker, and humanitarian based in New York City. Khanna is the creator of Holy Kitchens, a documentary film series that explores food sharing traditions in different faiths. He was the subject of a documentary directed by American-Russian filmmaker Andrei Severny, Buried Seeds (2017), that premiered at the Venice Film Festival. The Last Color is Khanna’s directorial debut.