Programme 2019

Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi

Director: Seema Bhargava Pahwa


World Premiere

Section: Spotlight

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 106 mins


Bauji's entire family assembles under one roof for 13 days after he passes away, to perform and observe the Hindu traditions and rituals called the tehrvi. As the days pass, the family’s dynamics, politics, and insecurities play out, and they learn that the importance of people and things is obvious only in retrospect.

Director's Bio

Seema Bhargava Pahwa is a veteran Indian film, television and theatre actor. Last year, she was nominated twice for the Jio Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, for the films Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017). Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi (The Funeral, 2019) is her directorial debut.