Based on a true story which is set in rural India during 1964 of the Theater Empress Vithabai Narayangaonkar, who goes on to performs in a live show while her pregnancy is due. During which her water breaks and she has to go in the backstage to deliver the baby by herself. As the audience create ruckus and demand her back she decides to return to the stage and continue her performance. As she starts feeling dizzy, the crowd out of guilt asks her to stop performing and retires her with a standing ovation. She goes on to win President’s award in 1990, for her contribution towards Theater.

Credits

  • Avishkar Bharadwaj Director Survival Sonnet, I HEARD YOU SHOUT SIR!.
  • Avishkar Bharadwaj Writer Survival Sonnet, I HEARD YOU SHOUT SIR!.
  • Whistling Woods International Producer
  • Sulekha Talwalkar Key Cast “Vitha” Take Care Good Night, Family Katta, Prime Time, Premachi Goshta, Kadachit, Tujhya Majhyat,
  • Ajit Shidhaye Key Cast “Merchant Seth” Ghoul, Boyz 2
  • Preyas Parker Sound Recorded and Designed by Seige
  • Harshvardhan Singh

Specifications

  • Project Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Drama, Biopic, period film, musical
  • Runtime: 15 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date: October 30, 2018
  • Production Budget: 2,203 USD
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Country of Filming: India
  • Language: Marathi
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker
  • Student Project

Screenings / Awards

  • Pune International Film Festival Pune
    India
    January 11, 2019
    Indian Premier
  • Los Angeles Cine Fest Los Angeles
    United States
    January 8, 2019
    North American Premier
    Semi Finalist
  • DADASAHEB PHALKE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Mumbai
    India
    February 20, 2019
    Jury Review Round
  • Global Indian Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    January 10, 2019
    Best Short Film, Best Actress
  • CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI International Film Festival Pune
    India
    December 30, 2018
    BEST SHORT FILM WINNER
  • Top Indie Film Awards
    United States
    January 25, 2019
    BEST STUDENT FILM, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Nominated for BEST SOUND DESIGN, BEST EDITING, BEST MUSIC
  • LAKE VIEW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Kolkata
    India
    January 12, 2019
    2ND BEST JURY AWARD
  • Lift Off Sessions Pinewood
    United Kingdom
    January 10, 2019
    European Premier
  • Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival Moscow
    Russian Federation
    January 25, 2019
    Finalist for BEST SHORT FILM
  • Jharkand International Film Festival Ranchi
    India
    February 1, 2019
  • Open Window International Film Challenge Kolkata
    India
    February 17, 2019
    Honorary Screening
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest Kolkata
    India
    January 25, 2019
    Best student film “Bronze Category”
  • SHAHU INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (SISFF) 2019 Pune
    India
    March 19, 2019
  • International Film Festival of Ahmednagar Ahmednagar
    India
    March 2, 2019
    Best Film, Best Director
  • 3rd Indapur National Short Film Festival 2019 Indapur
    India
    February 25, 2019
    Best Film
  • Rotary Club Mumbai
    India
    February 16, 2019
    Honorary Award for Contribution in the field of Cinema
  • Cult Critic Movie Awards Kolkata
    India
    February 13, 2019
    BEST FILM ON WOMEN, BEST STUDENT FILM, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST SOUND DESIGNING, BEST PHOTOGRAPHY, BEST TRAILER
  • Cinema of the World Mumbai
    India
    February 13, 2019
    Best Film,Best Actor Female,Best Background Score,Best Cinematography,Best Director,Best Music
  • Rushes National Film Festival Bangalore
    India
    February 20, 2019
  • Clap Short Film Festival Aurangabad
    India
    March 8, 2019
  • Orange City National Short Film Festival 2019 Nagpur
    India
    March 19, 2019
    Best Screenplay Award
  • PCISFF -2019 Pune
    India
    March 17, 2019
  • Ramsgate International Film and TV Festival, 2019 Ramsgate
    United Kingdom
    June 14, 2019
    United Kingdom Premier
  • Filmfare Short Film Awards 2019 Mumbai
    India
    Finalist
  • Rotract Club- Cinefest Take 2 Mumbai
    India
    March 17, 2019
    Best Film Award
  • In-short film festival
    December 29, 2018
  • Nassau Film Festival Princeton
    United States
    May 17, 2019
  • Global Youth Film Festival Bangladesh Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    September 5, 2019
  • Sanskruti Kaladarpan Mumbai
    India
    April 19, 2019
    Selection- Best Film, Best Director Winner-Best Actress
  • Zeitimpuls shortfilm
    Austria
    June 20, 2019
  • AUDIENCE AWARDS
  • Chitrabharati Short Film Competition Mumbai
    India
    May 16, 2019
  • Mahakranti International Short FIlm Festival Pune
    India
    May 12, 2019
  • Cefalù Film Festival Cefalù
    Italy
    June 1, 2019
    Italian Premier
  • Pune Short Film Festival 2019 Pune
    India
    June 9, 2019
  • International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
    India
    June 23, 2019
    Kerela Premiere
    Non Competitive Section
  • Zero mm Youth Film Festival Southasia Lahore
    Pakistan
    June 20, 2019
  • Audience Awards 2019 Music Shorts Film
    United States
  • Kalakaar Club Short Film Competition Mumbai
    India
    June 2, 2019
    Best Writer, Best Music
  • NATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2019 ,MALVAN Malvan
    India
    June 5, 2019
    Best Art Direction, Best Edit, Best Actress
  • Kala Samruddhi International film festival 2019 Mumbai
    India
    July 18, 2019
    Best film
  • PMPISFF-2019 Akluj
    India
    June 27, 2019
  • Wular Lake International Short-Film Festival Wular
    India
    August 26, 2019
  • Newark international film festival Newark
    India
    September 7, 2019
  • 10TH GUJARAT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2020 Gujrat
    India
    October 15, 2019
    Nomination for Best story -2019
  • 11th International Inter-University Short Film Festival Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    July 16, 2019
  • Bengaluru International Short Film Festival Banglore
    India
    August 16, 2019
  • Slum Film Festival Nairobi
    Kenya
    August 28, 2019
  • Goa Short Film Festival Panaji
    India
    October 19, 2019
    Best Film
  • Vintage International Film Festival Kolhapur
    India
    August 18, 2019
  • Shades International Short Film Festival Indore
    India
    September 15, 2019
  • Soul West Fest Arizona
    United States
    October 18, 2019
  • Aasha International Film Festival Nashik
    India
    September 15, 2019
  • Soul West Fest Arizona
    United States
    November 1, 2019
  • NexGn International Film Festival
    Best Film
  • Navi Mumbai Short Film Festival Navi Mumbai
    India
    September 13, 2019
  • Best Global Shorts Kolkata
    India
    February 14, 2020
  • Chambal International Film Festival Kota
    India
    January 19, 2020
    Best Film
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai International Film Fesrtival Gujrat
    India
  • Rajasthan International Film Festival Jaipur
    India
    January 20, 2020
    Best Film
  • PINK CITY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Jaipur
    India
    September 18, 2019
    Best Docu-Drama
  • NukhuFest Newyork
    United States
  • LIFFT INDIA FILMOTSAV-WORLD CINE FEST-2019 Lonavla
    India
    December 15, 2019
    Best film
  • ASF Pune 2019 Pune
    India
    November 16, 2019
  • Filmingo International Short Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    December 15, 2019
  • 18th Third Eye Asian Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    January 15, 2020
  • ICHALKARANJI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL Ichalkaranji
    India
    January 2, 2020
  • 4th International Short Film Festival Pune India 2019 Pune
    India
    December 19, 2019
  • Smita Patil Documentary and Short Film Festival Pune
    India
    December 15, 2019
  • Film Frames International Film Festival 2019, Pune, India Pune
    India
    December 29, 2019
  • Behind Eyes International Film Festival Satara
    India
    December 15, 2019
  • ICA Film Festival 2019 Pune
    India
    December 25, 2019
    Best Music Director, Best Actress
  • Watersprite Film Festival 2020 Cambridge
    United Kingdom
    March 14, 2020
    Production designer Award
  • Frames Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    January 9, 2020
  • Mumbai International Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    January 30, 2020
  • CHITRA BHARATI FILM FESTIVAL MUMBAI
    India
    February 21, 2020
  • Toulouse Indian Film Festival
    France
  • CVWF Short Film Festival MUMBAI
    India
    February 11, 2020
  • Delhi International Film Festival Delhi
    India
    March 25, 2020
  • Clubby Movie Festival
    India
    Best Film
  • CineShorts Premiere Oneness Fest MUMBAI
    India
    August 14, 2020