Hawamahal by Vipin Vijay

A self-reflexive film on the evolution of radio in India, which neutralised nationalism but evoked archaic tribal ghosts of the most vigorous brand.

Thrissur, India (Award)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Karachi, Pakistan
Beijing, China
Thiruvanathapuram; Mumbai; India

Vipin Vijay graduated from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, and received the Charles Wallace Arts Award for research at the British Film Institute, London, and India Office Records, London. His films have won the short Tiger Award, Rotterdam; National Award, India; Golden Pearl, HIFF and Kodak Award, among others. Apart from being widely shown in film festivals and art museums, two of his films have been acquired for permanent archiving at the US Library of Congress. He is the recipient of the prestigious Sanskriti Award for Cultural Achievement in Filmmaking.

  • Cinematographer: Vipin Vijay
  • Editor: Debkamal Ganguly
  • Sound Designer: Subhadeep Sengupta
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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