October 4, 2019.
Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents ‘Katran’, a perfect short that realistically portrays relationship of humans. Directorial debut of writer – Prem Singh, the movie features ace-artists like – Piyush Mishra & Alka Amin in the lead roles and is produced by Mr. Shashi Prakash Chopra. Katran carefully puts spotlight on the painful examinations of broken, decaying marriage of a couple. In their personal capacity, both Piyush & Alka bring alive the agony, wrenching human experiences of their characters with their unforgettable performances.
The story is focused around depiction of a crumbling relationship of an elderly couple who decide to end their 36 years of marriage but, realize that in obscure corners of their house still resides a little tug of love that brings them together. Beginning with portrayal of emotional tension between the characters of Piyush Mishra & Alka Amin, the story unfolds their relationship in its final fractures with many unevolved issues and then leading to an eventful conversation between them on the way to the lawyer.
Commenting on the release, Kartik Mohindra, Chief Marketing Officer, Pernod Ricard India, said, “The short film industry has been growing dramatically with viewer habits evolving and our platform, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has been at the forefront of driving this change. By creating content across genres, which is original, powerful and perfect, we have been able to create a space for ourselves within the Indian short films industry. In line with the brand’s philosophy we have and will continue to encourage and motivate upcoming talented film makers to showcase their creativity through our medium.”
Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is one of the most influential and celebrated platforms for short films in India. Since its inception the platform has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films with some of the renowned artists and directors from the industry which truly reflects originality, imagination and perfection. With slew of powerful films, Large Short Films is the perfect stage that provides a canvas to directors and actors to tell a compelling stories within 15-20 minutes. Through its original, creative and entertaining content, the property has successfully built a loyal community of enthusiasts.
Talking about the film, debutant director Prem Singh said, “I believe movies are a great away to portray human experiences in ones daily lives. Every character or story you write is somewhere inspired by your surroundings. Katran is deeply relatable and simple, yet dark that unfolds the many facets of a struggling relationship. I am extremely happy to present my story through Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short films that has emerged as a synonym for short films in India. This platform truly encourages and motivates young filmmakers to exhibit their work perfectly.”