Mash Up by Pankaj Butalia
Shail and Nadeem are two young men who live in the basti of Nizamuddin, New Delhi. Both from poor families, they dream of breaking out of the rut, through their music. They formed a music group – Painfull Rockstars – singing songs of love and heartbreak. The Film is about their dreams.
Pankaj Butalia was a national level table tennis player who taught Economics at Delhi University before he took to making films almost three decades ago. He has made fifteen documentaries and one fiction film. Most of his documentaries have been screened extensively throughout the world, while Moksha won four major international awards. His first feature - Karvaan, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Kitu Gidwani, won a special award at Amiens and has been screened at Venice, Toronto, Rotterdam, Belgium, Hong Kong, Turkey, New Delhi and Calcutta, among other places.
- Cinematography, Editing and Sound: Pankaj Butalia
- Project Partner: Doordarshan