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Piyush Mishra was always my first choice for Katran says producer Shashi Prakash Chopra

Directorial debut of writer Prem Singh ‘Katran’ features ace artists Piyush Mishra & Alka Amin in the lead roles and is produced by Shashi Prakash Chopra & Co-produced by Dheeraj Jindal.

‘Katran’ carefully shed light on the painful examinations of broken and decaying marriage of a couple.  The story is focused around depiction of a crumbling relationship of an elderly couple who decide to end their 36 years of marriage but, realize that in obscure corners of their house still resides a little tug of love that brings them together.

“When I first heard the script from Shashi ji and Prem, I loved it and Alka was already apart of  the project so I knew that film will surely reach the masses. I like working with budding film makers they bring a new essence on screen,” said actor Piyush Mishra.

Talking about Katran,Shashi Prakash Chopra said, “My wish came true when Prem and me approached Piyush ji to act in Katran and he agreed to come on board. Katran is a normal story that depicts the reality happening in a human relationship. The short film is garnering lots of praises from the critics and has already participated in more than 40 film festivals winning hearts all over.

Mr Shashi Prakash Chopra is continuously supporting passionate filmmakers in their creative journey and presently working on a few more projects. He said ‘God have given me enough to have a happy life, now I am fulfilling my other passions also, acting was always my childhood dream, but it’s time to live for it.

The short film ‘Katran’ is a Sunday Films production and released by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films. The film is now available on YouTube channel of Large Short Films.

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents ‘Katran’

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents ‘Katran’, a perfect short that realistically portrays relationship of humans. Directorial debut of writer – Prem Singh, the movie features ace-artists like – Piyush Mishra & Alka Amin in the lead roles and is produced by Mr. Shashi Prakash Chopra. Katran carefully puts spotlight on the painful examinations of broken, decaying marriage of a couple. In their personal capacity, both Piyush & Alka bring alive the agony, wrenching human experiences of their characters with their unforgettable performances.

The story is focused around depiction of a crumbling relationship of an elderly couple who decide to end their 36 years of marriage but, realize that in obscure corners of their house still resides a little tug of love that brings them together. Beginning with portrayal of emotional tension between the characters of Piyush Mishra & Alka Amin, the story unfolds their relationship in its final fractures with many unevolved issues and then leading to an eventful conversation between them on the way to the lawyer.

Commenting on the release, Kartik Mohindra, Chief Marketing Officer, Pernod Ricard India, said,“The short film industry has been growing dramatically with viewer habits evolving andour platform, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has been at the forefront of driving this change. By creating content across genres, which is original, powerful and perfect, we have been able to create a space for ourselves within the Indian short films industry. In line with the brand’s philosophy we have and will continue to encourage and motivate upcoming talented film makers to showcase their creativity through our medium.”

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is one of the most influential and celebrated platforms for short films in India. Since its inception the platform has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films with some of the renowned artists and directors from the industry which truly reflects originality, imagination and perfection. With slew of powerful films, Large Short Films is the perfect stage that provides a canvas to directors and actors to tell compelling stories within 15-20 minutes. Through its original, creative and entertaining content, the property has successfully built a loyal community of enthusiasts.

Talking about the film, debutant director Prem Singh said, “I believe movies are a great away to portray human experiences in one’s daily lives. Every character or story you write is somewhere inspired by your surroundings. Katran is deeply relatable and simple, yet dark that unfolds the many facets of a struggling relationship. I am extremely happy to present my story through Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short films that has emerged as a synonym for short films in India. This platform truly encourages and motivates young filmmakers to exhibit their work perfectly.”

About Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films:

Centered around “Make it Perfect”, Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has become the destination for Indian short films. The platform has collaborated with successful storytellers from Bollywood who truly stand for originality, creativity and Perfection. Large Short Films has evolved to create an ecosystem for aspiring directors to feature along mainstream Bollywood directors and still be able to create a niche for themselves in the industry.

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films with some of the renowned artists and directors from the industry which truly reflects originality, imagination and perfection. ‘Ahalya’, ‘Interior Café – Night’, ‘Ouch’, ‘Chutney’, ‘Anukul’, ‘Mumbai Varanasi Express’, ‘Khool Aali Chithi’, ‘The School Bag’, ‘Bruno and Juliet’ and ‘Shunyata’, ‘Juice’, ‘Maa’, ‘Chhuri’, ‘Her First Time’ and ‘Iktarfa’ are some of the phenomenal films released in this platform. Barrel Select Large Short Films as the platform for original short films has been the pioneer in popularizing this genre of film making.