Programme 2019

Saand Ki Aankh

Director: Tushar Hiranandani

fiction

Section: Closing Film

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 148 mins

Synopsis

Before 1998, Johri village in the interiors of Uttar Pradesh was just like any other village in India. But during this time something extraordinary started, which took this village to national and international levels of success and fame.As a result of which this village had become an inspiring example for the entire nation.
At the age of 60 they picked up a gun for the sake of their daughters in the hopes of encouraging them towards a bright future. They did not want their daughters to share the same fate of a lifetime of suppression. What unfolded was nothing short of miraculous. They discovered their own skill of being exceptional shooters. Despite all the odds, they won 352 medals each in the course of their veteran professional life as a shooter.