Peacock Plume by Shabnam Sukhdev

A personal documentary celebrating Indian classical dancer Shubhada Varadkar's indomitable spirit as she wins her battle with cancer and overcomes heartbreak with the gift of her dance.

An alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India, Shabnam Sukhdev has worked in the Mumbai film and television industry in the capacity of writer, director and producer of television shorts and serials for over two decades. Issues of identity, culture, environment, mental health and human rights concern her deeply and are reflected in her work. She won the National Award for her feature length documentary on her father, the renowned documentary filmmaker, S. Sukhdev.

  • Cinematographer: Shanti Bhushan Roy
  • Sound Designer: Mohandas V P
  • Location Sound Recordist: Gyanaranjan Nayak
  • Editor: Sidhant Sharma
  • Background Music Composers: Venkatesh Shastri, Ravi Bhavnani
  • Project Partner: Films Division

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