in competition: Moongfali Wala [The Peanut Seller]
Category: Short Films | Duration: 18 min | Language: Hindi with English ST
Shorts IV, 2
Orphan Shakeel survives by selling old newspapers on the streets of Delhi. By chance he sees Mohan, who had been in the same train as his mother when she disappeared many years ago. Shakeel hires a private detective to find out Mohan’s whereabouts. But his plan fails due to his limited financial resources and his position as an outsider of society, Increasingly frustrated, his misconduct and bossy behaviour towards women results in his friendship with cleaner Neela threatening to fail, too. When Shakeel finally does meet Mohan, he learns a truth that changes his life and makes him want to make up with Neela.
Moon Moon Singh
V. K. Sharma