Mumbai, 26 September 2018 (GNS) : Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents Sandeep Varma’s latest short film ‘Kahanibaaz’. Starring Ashish Vidyarthi, the perfect short is an interesting thriller featuring a cab driver and a couple on a journey to Shirdi.
The Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Filmsplatform has been a pioneer in the short film genre. Working with new and established directors and storytellers, the platform is the go to destination for original and powerful short film content. Through a slew of powerful short films, the platform has successfully redefined movie watching for cinephiles over the past few years. Not only has it gained immense popularity but the platform has also become one of the most credible and celebrated stages for short films in India.
Commenting on the release, Kartik Mohindra, Chief Marketing Officer, Pernod Ricard India, said, “The short film industry has been growing dramatically with viewer habits evolving andour platform, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has been at the forefront of driving this change. By creating original content across genres, which are original, powerful and perfect we have been able to create a space for ourselves within the Indian short films industry.”
Talking about the movie, he further added, “We are delighted to release ‘Kahanibaaz’ on our platform and we feel extremely proud to collaborate with incredible directors and actors such as Sandeep Varma and Ashish Vidyarthi. In line with the brand’s philosophy of ‘make it perfect’, we have and will continue to encourage and motivate talented film makers to showcase their creativity through our channel.”
Inspired by Gaana’s original Kahanibaaz podcast, the story of ‘Kahanibaaz’ is a short film full of suspense, drama and mystery. On the road trip to Shirdi the cab driver tells a story to the passengers and seeks their opinion in a given situation. Their answers put them in a spot as they get unexpected reactions from the driver. This intriguing short showcases the various shades of the protagonists’ personality and how the other characters deal with the situation.
Talking about the film, director Sandeep Varmasaid, “Kahanibaaz is the kind of thriller one can only do on digital. It breaks the norms of the usual screenplay and uses innovative technique to tell a dramatic and emotional thriller. My intention was to (almost) have the audience empathize with the killer. For me, this film was also about rediscovering the ace actor within Ashish – the actor I’d seen years back on stage. He simply towers over the film with his performance. I feel Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films are doing a great job of bringing top talent together to offer the perfect platform to tell engaging stories to today’s audience. I feel proud to be associated with them with this latest film”.
Commenting of the release, actor Ashish Vidyarthi said, “What was till now just being heard, will now be seen. Was interesting putting a face to the voice.”
About Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films:
Centered around “Make it Perfect”, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has become the destination for Indian short films. The platform has collaborated with successful storytellers from Bollywood who truly stand for originality, creativity and Perfection. Large Short Films has evolved to create an ecosystem for aspiring directors to feature along mainstream Bollywood directors and still be able to create a niche for themselves in the industry.
Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films with some of the renowned artists and directors from the industry which truly reflects originality, imagination and perfection. ‘Ahalya’, ‘Interior Café – Night’, ‘Ouch’, ‘Chutney’, ‘Anukul’, ‘Mumbai Varanasi Express’, ‘Khool Aali Chithi’, ‘The School Bag’, ‘Bruno and Juliet’ and ‘Shunyata’, ‘Juice’, ‘Maa’, ‘Chhuri’, ‘Her First Time’ and ‘Iktarfa’ are some of the phenomenal films released in this platform. Barrel Select Large Short Films as the platform for original short films has been the pioneer in popularizing this genre of filmmaking.
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