Synopsis: ‘Maassab' deals with the untouched topic of education in rural primary schools in India .Ashish Kumar's heart and soul lies in teaching and educating kids. He even left India 's most lucrative government job IAS to pursue this dream. His latest assignment in a far-flung backward area brings him face to face with people and forces entrenched in dogma, superstition, ignorance and corruption. Slowly by his conviction and consistency he is able to transform a village Primary school so radically that the school starts competing with the best private schools around. But some people who were swept out by this change hatch a conspiracy against him. How Ashish Kumar faces these new challenges and more importantly is he able to continue his path of spreading education and awareness is what the climax of the film reveals.
Cast: Shiva Suryavanshi, Sheetal Singh, Kritika Singh(child artist)
Cinematography: Shrikant Assati
Editing: Prakash Jha
Writer: Shiva Suryavanshi & Aditya Om
Sound: Veeral & Laavan
Producer: Purushottam Studios
Director Bio: Aditya Om is an actor, director and producer. He is popular for his leading role in films like Laahiri Laahiri Lo, Dhanalaksmi I Love you, Meeinkiosthe eim istaaru, Friend Request' in Telugu cinema .He directed India's second silent film in the talkie era ,Mr Lonely Miss Lovely in 2004, short films -Maya Mobile and For My Mother. His Hindi film Bandook opened to great reviews. In 2016 his film ,The Dead End received the Critics Choice Award at Rajasthan International Film Festival .
Age Limit: U
Festivals & Awards: Kolkata International Film Festival|Jagran Film Festival|Best Film(Drama),Cosmic Film Festival, Orlando, USA | Best Film(Critic) & Best Actor (Shiva Suryavanshi), Rajasthan International Film Festival |Winner Best Film: Dada Saheb Phalke Nashik International Film Festival