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Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage
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Gitanjali Rao / Feature Narrative / India, France, Qatar / 2017 / 75 min / Colour / Original Language: Hindi / Interests: Animation


Bollywood is a cult in India. What is it that makes millions of people believe in it so strongly, follow it with such a passion and celebrate it with such fervour, when for most Indians, life is a struggle from one day to the next? This film is an attempt at demystifying what Bollywood means for young people in love on the streets of Bombay.


Gitanjali Rao
Gitanjali Rao
Serge Lalou, Clara Mahieu

About the Director

Gitanjali Rao obtained her BFA with honours from the Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art in Mumbai. A director, producer, animator and theatre artist, she has independently produced and directed three award-winning short films: ‘Orange’ (2006); ‘Printed Rainbow’ (2008); and ‘TrueLoveStory’, which had its premiere at the Cannes Critics’ Week. Rao recently received funding from the Doha Film Institute in support of the upcoming feature-length version of ‘TrueLoveStory’.

Production Company Profile

Since 1984, Les Films d’Ici has been producing feature-length documentaries, feature films, one-hour documentaries and film collections. The company’s catalogue includes more than 700 films that have been released in theatres, shown in festivals and broadcast on television worldwide.


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    Serge Lalou

    Les Films d'Ici Méditerranée

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    Les Films d'ici


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