Khejdi

(Hindi/ 2018/92 mins)  Rohit Dwivedi

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

Synopsis: In a remote distant village of Rajasthan a transgender child is born to the only Ayurvedic Doctor (Baidji) of the village. He scares the villagers by telling them that a girl is born and is unlucky, and if anyone see’s her face, his or her family will be completely destroyed. Baidji gives Khejdi a life within the mud walls of his house. After 18 years through a peep hole, Khejdi starts exploring the outside world. In the process she starts questioning her own identity.

Cast: Ashish Sharma,Yashraj Jadhav

Cinematography: Veerdhawal Puranik

Editing: Manas Mittal

Writer: Archana T Sharma & Ashish Sharma

Producer: Archana T Sharma & Ashish Sharma

Director Bio: Rohit Dwivedi is a known director in the Indian Television industry. He made his directorial debut with ‘Kaisa Yeh Pyaar hai ‘(Sony Entertainment Television, 1996) and rose to prominence with successful and widely popular dramas - Kyunki Saas bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi( Star Plus, 2006); Chhoona hai aasman (Star One, 2007); Chehra (Star Plus, 2008); Yahaan Mein Ghar Ghar Kheli (Zee Entertainment, 2010);Rab Se Sona Ishq (Zee Entertainment, 2013);Jamai Raja (Zee Entertainment 2014);Rangrasiya (Colors Viacom18 , 2015).

Rohit Dwivedi hails from Kanpur and is an Arts graduate from Delhi University. He has been associated with Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts, Delhi since 1996 and is an ardent theatre supporter.

Khejdi is his debut feature film.

Age Limit: A

Awards: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival.