Sayani Gupta, (pronounced as Shayoni) born and brought up in Kolkata, is a diverse individual who fine tuned skills in the segment of performing arts. Post her primary education and schooling, she moved cities for her college education to graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi. Sayani is the daughter of Maitreyi & (late) Kamal Gupta. Her father was a gifted musician and played numerous instruments. He was with the All India Radio alongside being a singer, composer and lyricist. He was one of the pioneers in bringing FM Radio to India. Raised in a musically inclined family, Sayani trained in Bharatanatyam for 17 years from various Gurus including Thankamani Kutti in Kalamandalam. She was also a part of the theatre group Nandikar and regularly took part in theatre and further moved on to do multiple projects with renowned theatre veterans such as MK Raina in Delhi.
An ECA student in college, Sayani was part of the Dance, Drama, Debating and Music societies. She is trained ... Show more...
Based on true events, the story revolves around a psychologically disturbed mother who coerces her daughters into a life of crime. Their case becomes a national sensation in India, overnight, these women are monsters personified.
Runtime: 150 min.
Directed by: Suman Mukhopadhyay
A young IPS officer’s new posting in rural India has him confronting caste disparities and uncomfortable truths in the face of a gruesome crime. When three girls go missing in the fictional village of Lalgaon, two of them are found dead and there is no trace of the third one. Where is she and who is responsible for this heinous act?
Runtime: 130 min.
Directed by: Anubhav Sinha
London-raised Ronnie returns to his home in India to discover his mother Suleka has died in mysterious circumstances. As he uncovers a series of similar past murders, Ronnie's own inner-darkness come to light.
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Neil Biswas
As: Loveleen Ahuja
An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus set in contemporary New Delhi. The Hungry is a contemporary retelling of Shakespearian tragedy Titus Andronicus, set in the extravagant surroundings of an Indian wedding whilst exploring the role of the patriarch and corruption in Indian politics and big business.
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Bornila Chatterjee
After a month-long tour of Europe, Sejal is just about to board her flight to India, when she realises that her engagement ring is lost. In quest of the object, she hires the same tour-guide Harry and together they set off visiting the exact same spots that she and her family visited—in the hope of finding the heirloom. Of course the journey proves to be much more…
Runtime: 143 min.
Directed by: Imtiaz Ali
As: Hina Siddiqui
A blunt, abrasive and yet oddly compassionate Jagdishwar Mishra aka Jolly, a small-time struggling lawyer who moves from Kanpur to the city of Nawabs to pursue his dream of becoming a big-time lawyer.
Runtime: 137 min.
Directed by: Subhash Kapoor
In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy leaves India for New York University, where she falls for a fiery young activist.
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Shonali Bose
An anthology of 8 short films around the theme of "Interval", mentored and curated by Imtiaz Ali, Vikas Bahl, Vikramaditya Motwane and Anand Gandhi.
Runtime: 99 min.