Chalk n Duster

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Feature Film: Chalk n Duster

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About the Film

CHALK N DUSTER is an emotional journey of two teachers Vidya ( Shabana Azmi) and Jyoti ( Juhi Chawla) , serving at a Mumbai – based High School. Their passion and love for teaching, bonds them in a special relationship with their students. Their gratification is good grades, moral values they strive to impart to students. However, in an evil turn of events, a wicked lady, Kamini Gupta ( Divya Dutta) gets appointed as the School Principal, thus changing the fate of the administration.

Cast: Shabana Azmi, Juhi Chawla, Divya Dutta

Post Screening Discussion with Producer Amin Surani

Jayant_GilatarDirector: Jayant Gilatar

Jayant Gilatar is anaccomplished Director and Producer who has been in the industry for 26 years. He started his career in Central Bank Of India but the direction bug had bitten him from his college days. He left his lucrative job and started assisting K.Ravishankar in Hindi feature films from 1990 to 1994 and worked in films like Benaam Badshah, Gharana, Apradhi, Meharbaan, Ghar Ka Chor, Kudrat Ka Faisla, Meera Ka Mohan and Aag. After his successful stint as an Assistant Director he became an independent  director in 1995 by working on popular Television serial ‘Akbar – Birbal’ which was such a popular show that it was dubbed in 62 languages and became the first serial whose DVD was released by Eagle Video. Acclaimed actor Anang Desai was launched in this serial as Birbal.

Runtime: 130 minutes

Language: Hindi/English (with English subtitles)

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Margaret - Behind the Scenes

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Cast: Anne Stone, Manoj Tiwari, Ali Dash, and more.




Manan Katohora

Director: Manan Katohora

Manan Katohora grew up in India and now lives in the USA. He is a producer and director, known for 9 Eleven (2011), Arya (2003) and When Kiran Met Karen (2008).

Runtime: 13 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Narrative Short

Country: USA

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