Being Bhaijaan by Shabani Hassanwalia and Samreen Farooqui

The Film explores Indian masculinity by mapping the emotional, spiritual and philosophical contribution Salman Khan makes to the lives of three men in small-town India, who find themselves increasingly disassociated with a changing country, its competitiveness and its new woman.

New York, USA
Prague, Czech Republic
Kathmandu, Nepal
New Delhi; Mumbai; Bangalore; India

Shabani Hassanwalia and Samreen Farooqui founded Hit and Run Films in 2005, an independent video production unit, which engages with changing socio-political-personal realities through documentaries, video art and intervention films. They were Associate Directors and Editors of Star, by Dibakar Banerjee, as part of the Bombay Talkies omnibus, celebrating the 100 years of Indian Cinema.

  • Cinematographer: Riju Das
  • Editors: Samreen Farooqui, Shabani Hassanwalia
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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