Namdev Bhau: In Search of Silence

(Hindi/Marathi/2018/84 mins)  Dar Gai

23-May-2019 | 08:30 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: A 65 year old chauffeur, who is tired of the noises in the obstreperous Mumbai City life and has completely stopped speaking, decides to leave everything in search for ‘Silent Valley’ which boasts of a naturally occurring phenomena having almost a zero decibel sound level. On this journey he chances upon an exasperating 12-year old boy, who happens to be on his own solo expedition to the mystical ‘Red Castle’.

Cast: Namdev Gurav, Aarya Dave, Zoya Hussain

Cinematography: Aditya Varma

Editing: Shounok Ghosh

Writer: Dar Gai

Sound: Shounok Ghosh

Producer: Dheer Momaya

Director Bio: Dar was born and brought up in Kyiv, Ukraine. From the age of 10, she was a part of known Ukrainian theatre group ‘Incunabula’. She has worked in theatre both as an actor and director on various plays.After obtaining a Bachelors and Masters degree in Philosophy with a Minor in film and theatre from Kiev (Ukraine), Dar was invited to India to direct a play for Scindia School in Gwalior, and also to teach creative writing and film appreciation at 'Whistling Woods International’. Since then, Dar has been writing and directing feature films, TV shows, commercials, short films and music videos in India.

Dar’s first feature was ‘Teen Aur Aadha ‘(2018).

Age Limit: U/A

Festivals & Awards: Busan International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival