In a small town of Peshawar, Pakistan, Farooq has a simple demand of a new school bag on his birthday. But his mother, inspite of her love and affection seems to be unfazed by her child’s plea.
Unknown to Farooq, there is something waiting for him.
Rasika Dugal, Sartaj Kakkar
Festivals / Awards
2017: Winnipeg Real To Reel Film Festival, Under 15 Minutes: Best Short Film
FilmSaaz: Best Film
Chittagong Short Film Festival: Best Film
2016: Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival: Best Short Film
The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival: Best Film
Smita Patil Documentary and short film festival: Best Director
Free Spirit International Film Festival: Best Cinematography & Special Mention by Jury
Filmingo Short Film Festival: Best Performance (Female) & Special Award
DOP / Camera
Shashi Prakash Chopra
Dheeraj Jindal’s filmmaking roots can be traced to his formal training in Masters degree specialised in filmmaking, He first entered the film scene around seven years back as an associate director and very soon he moved on to directing films independently and has a number of social, commercial, corporate and documentary films to his credit.
An auteur filmmaker, his work reflects his vision, his perseverance, and technical know-how. He enjoys making each and every frame in his films striking and memorable.
Immensely creative, disciplined and slightly quirky Dheeraj is a rare blend of talent and humility.