Programme 2019

Siblings

Director: Sheetal Menon

fiction

World Premiere

Section: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films Premieres

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 35 mins

Synopsis

Diya and Nidhi are two sisters living in an old colonial apartment with their grandmother and comatose father who has been on life support for the past 18 months. The sisters’ lives revolve around taking turns to take care of the father. Love, career, finances, (and basically) their lives have taken a hit. One drunken night, the topic of pulling the plug on their father’s ventilator comes up. Will the sisters actually go through with it?

Director's Bio

Sheetal Menon started her career as a model in numerous print ads, commercials, and music videos. She made her foray as an actor with her debut Hindi film Brahm (2008). She played roles in Shaitan (2011) and David (2013), and was also associate director on the former and the head of production on the latter. Siblings marks her debut as a writer and
director.