Ladies Special by Nidhi Tuli
An account of the journeys of women commuters travelling in the women’s only train in Mumbai, India - the Ladies Special. Capturing their humour, relationshjips, struggles and solidarities, it provides glimpses into their unique world.
Prix Georges Ragot Faire aimer le Train/ Georges Ragot ‘Love the Train’ Award, Cinérail Festival, Paris
Best Documentary, SiGNS, Kerala
Prague Film Festival
ViBGYOR Film Festival, Kerala
International Association of Women in Radio and Television Asian Women’s Film Festival, New Delhi
Films for Freedom- Documentary Film Festival, Bangalore
Vikalp - Films for Freedom, Mumbai
Wandering Women Film Festival
Nidhi Tuli is a script writer and filmmaker, who has worked in many genres. A recipient of the Charles Wallace Schoarship, she pursued screenwriting at the University of London. Her film include Art in Exile, TIPA, Of Friendship, Films and Swords and The Saint of Chitrakoot. Her television show Khata Rahe Mera Dil was awarded as the Best Travel Show at the Indian Telly Awards.
- Cinematography: M Shanti, Shubra Dutta
- Location Sound: Gissy Michael
- Editing and Sound Design: Rikhav Desai
- Project Partner: Doordarshan