Marathi short film 'Dhaaga' selected for 70th Cannes Film festival!

There seems to be a visibly high demand for good cinema in the country and that has led to several short and small budget films coming of age finally. One such venture titled 'Dhaaga' happens to be winning accolades for its great storyline.

Marathi short film 'Dhaaga' selected for 70th Cannes Film festival!
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New Delhi: There seems to be a visibly high demand for good cinema in the country and that has led to several short and small budget films coming of age finally. One such venture titled 'Dhaaga' happens to be winning accolades for its great storyline.

'Dhaaga' is a Marathi short film directed by Raj R Gupta and the story and screenplay have been written by Prince Shadwal. It is set in a small village of Maharashtra and showcases the thick bond shared by a young boy Shankar and his teenage sister Uma. 'Dhaaga' starts as a slice of life story focusing on the routines of children and equations in a typical Indian family setup.

The film 20-minute long and has been screened at the Mumbai Film Festival and won accolades at MAMI, 5th Delhi International Film Festival and International Indian Film festival in Melbourne, Australia.

Interestingly, now the film has been officially selected in the short film corner at the prestigious 70th Cannes Film Festival.