New Delhi: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents their latest short film ‘The School Bag’ by Dheeraj Jindal.
Starring the versatile actress Rasika Dugal, The School Bag as been selected at more than 50 Film festivals across 13 countries and has won 15 awards in various categories like Best film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and many more.
Over the last 3 years, the platform, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has gained immense popularity. It has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films which truly reflect originality, imagination and perfection such as ‘Ahalya’, ‘Nayantara’s necklace’, ‘Interior Café’, ‘Ouch’, ‘Chutney’, ‘That Gusty Morning’, ‘Mumbai Varanasi Express’, ‘KhoolAaliChithi.’
Themed on the objective of “Make it Perfect”, The Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is a platform for aspiring directors to feature along with mainstream Bollywood directors.The platform gives a credible stage to the storytellers to showcase their artistic creativity and reach out to their target audience through the online world.
Shot in a village in Peshawar, Pakistan, this film is a drama about surprises we plan and the unexpected tragedies of life that we can’t even imagine. This short film is the director’s attempt at portraying the beautiful bond that a mother and her son have and the ineffable pain she goes through when her child suffers.
Commenting on the release, Raja Banerji, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, Pernod Ricard India, said “Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is extremely delighted to present Dheeraj Jindal’s short film “The School Bag” starring Rasika Dugal. We are truly motivated to see the rapid growth and success of short films in India and seeing Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films at the helm of this evolution makes us extremely proud. In line with the brand’s objective of make it perfect, we have always believed in encouraging and motivating young and talented directors to perfect their skills and showcase their work along with known directors.”
Talking about the film, director, Dheeraj Jindal said “This film shows the special bond between a mother and her child and how it is irreplaceable and incomparable. I am extremely thrilled to be associated with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films, it is certainly an incredible platform for aspiring filmmakers which allows them to showcase their work as creatively as possible.”
The beautiful and talented lead of the film, Rasika Dugal said, “I am proud to be associated with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films. After Chutney, this is my second association with them and it has indeed been a great experience. The platform truly encourages and motivated both actors and directors to exhibit their work perfectly.”