Odisha boy Sisir Kumar Sahu’s short film Farchaa has been selected for its premiere at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival beginning October 12. This film is produced by Sahu’s wife Peenake Singh Rajput.
The 25-minute long film was selected under ‘LARGE SHORT FILMS’ category. Total 10 best shot films have been shortlisted for the screening at the week-long festival.
The short film revolves around the life of two retire person and it depicts how the two men after retirement came to a railway track to commit suicide following ill-treatment by their children for years and change of their decision following a conversation between the two.
“It’s a team effort and makes us really happy that our film has been shortlisted under perfect ten short films for screening,” said Sisir Kumar Sahu thanking all the cast and crew of the film.
The 30-year-old hails from Keonjhar and has worked with Benegal in a ten parts television series on the making of the Indian Constitution for Rajya Sabha TV. He had also worked with many renowned Bollywood filmmakers like Shyam Benegal and Ashutosh Gowarikar. Sisir is an alumnus of the Biju Patnaik Film and Television Institute, Cuttack.
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