Name of the film DARROJ (EVERYDAY)

Directed by Varun Sharma

Duration 29 mins

Year 2019


Language Gujarati, Hindi, Bhojpuri (English subtitles)

Special Note International Premiere


Cast Heena Akolkar, Mehool Desai, Premal Yagnik

Cinematography Akashneel Duttasharma

Editing, Writing, Sound design Varun Sharma

Sound recording Rahul Jain, Richa Yadav

Art direction, Production design Eshwarya Grover

About the film

A Gujarati woman and a migrant window repair-man deal with each other and uncomfortable realities when the woman's window is broken.

About the director

Varun Sharma is from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. He trained in engineering and worked as a software developer prior to becoming a filmmaker. At the National Institute of Design, he made advertisements, public service announcements, short fiction and short documentary films. His previous works include ‘Kya Hua Mrs. Gupta Ke Saath’ and a short documentary called ‘Path Ways’ in Suzhou, China. He co-wrote and co-directed the film ‘Jamani Baju’. He is a sports enthusiast, is classically trained in music and enjoys reading books. ‘Darroj’, a short fiction drama, is his graduation film. He currently lives in Mumbai and works as a writer and developer for web shows.