Why? Death is Not Justice – The year 2020 has given us the most challenging times of our lifetime. The month of March brought the Corona pandemic to India which resulted in the lockdown being imposed across the country. This had paralysed lives of millions of Indians. The Television news channels had nothing to report except that of agony, loss of lives and the scare all around us. Why? Death is Not Justice – the short film is bound to inspire the depressed artistes in Bollywood.
Upcoming actor Santosh Raj who is also a producer of Why? Death is Not Justice said, “For the Bollywood industry, it came as a double punch. The shootings stopped overnight and thousands of families connected to the entertainment industry faced joblessness. So, first it was the agony of the Corona epidemic, then the mysterious circumstances around the suicide of Bollywood’s most promising actor Sushant Singh Rajput.”
Producer and actor Santosh Raj has penned the short story ‘Why- Death Is Not Justice!’ with the aim of alerting such desperate artists and getting them on the right path. Actor Rohit Rajawat has supported Santhosh Raj and is also playing a pivotal character in the short, as Santosh Raj’s friend.
roduced under the banner of Right Choice Entertainment, the film is directed by Lucky Hashmi.
Krushna Abhishek and Hemant Pandey came specially to launch the poster of their Hindi comedy film Life Mein Time Nahi hai at Andhericha Raja . The film is produced by Manish Rander, Shyamsunder Malani, Rajesh Rander, Vishnu Sarda and Sanjay Garg of Pooja Movies and Fun. Manoj Sharma is writer director of the film . Sunny Agarwal is project designer of the film . Pravin Bhardwaj has written and composed the songs of this film. Krushna Abhishek, Yuvika Chaudhary, Rajnish Duggal, Shakti Kapoor, Rajpal Yadav, Sunny Agarwal, Hemant Pandey , Govind Namdeo, Anjan Shrivastav, Alok Nath and others are the cast of the film . The film will release on 18th October all over India.
By Dr Anthony Fernandes
MUMBAI, ShortsTV, the world’s only TV channel dedicated to short movies (available in India on Tata Sky), is bringing the ‘2019 Oscar® Nominated Short Films’ to Indian cinemas. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films and will be the first time that the Oscar® Nominated Short Films are shown on the big screen in India.
The ‘2019 Oscar® Nominated Shorts Films’ will showcase the Live Action and Animation short film nominees’ compilation as two separate theatrical releases. The Live Action release will also include the nominated documentary, ‘Period. End of Sentence’, which was filmed in India.“Short movies continue to be one of the most interesting and surprising filmmaking categories recognised by the Oscars® every year,”said Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive at ShortsTV. “Truly some of 2018’s most diverse filmmaking is represented in the short film categories this year — the live action nominees tackle hard-hitting subjects that are bringing headlines around the globe, while the animated shorts are inspirational and hilarious. We are proud to be presenting these incredible films to Indian audiences for the first time. As the leading short movie entertainment company, we are seeing a surge in popularity for short movies in India and around the world.” The nominees’ countries of origin range from Ireland, Canada, China, Spain to the United States. Furthermore, several films focus on Asia or are from filmmakers of Asian descent, and there are five women directors nominated in this year’s short film category. Globally, this marks the 14th consecutive year of the Oscar® Nominated Short Films theatrical experience. A stunning showcase of talent and diversity of subjects, the annual theatrical event continues to gain popularity. In 2018, the Oscar® Nominated Short Films earned over $3.5 million in worldwide box office gross, double the level from just two years prior. The 2019 release will be the biggest theatrical release of short films in the modern history of cinema, rolling out to more than 600 screens across the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and India before the Academy Awards® ceremony on 24 February 2019, and has already achieved its best ever opening weekend box office in the United States.
In India, the release will be available exclusively in PVR Cinemas across 9 cities from 22 February: Mumbai, Delhi/NCR, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.
By Dr Anthony fernandes