Mirzya, directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra and written by Gulzar, was my second feature film as an assistant to Production Designer Sumit Basu, of Acropolis. We had done extensive research and prep for this film to make it a piece of art and not just a film. The visual treat that Mirzya is wouldn’t be […]
This was a first feature film attempt. Assisting a senior, Vikram Singh from film school, I and Amit were the set dressers. Apart from being the on-set dressers we were heavily involved in the designing and sourcing for the production design from the beginning since we were a small team. Shot majorly in the raw […]
Window displays had been part of a specialisation in art school. A friend’s own store gave Vipin Kamboj and me an opportunity to design for it. Stores: Eliperi and Tirumala are located in the suburbs of Mumbai. They deal with readymade garments and fabrics respectively. Eliperi: Design approach is to bring out a festive and […]
This 20 minute diploma film was directed by Rajula Shah and shot by Kumar Saurabh. The film at first revolves around a station master only to then reveal a film crew shooting his story; rather, a film within a film. The preparation work involved finding raw locations to shoot at and brainstorming about each and […]
This short film was my final project of Production Design in film school. Written and directed by Abhilash Vijayan, this 10 minute film was shot by Sahil Bhardwaj, edited by Navneet Shukla and sound was recorded and designed by Roopak Kalyani (all students of film school). Story: An adaptation of a South American story by […]
This was an ad film workshop for all the students of Production Design, conducted by eminent Production Designer Vikram Varma. This had been a good experience in learning how to distribute work amongst the co-art directors in order to finish a huge production in the least amount of time.
This was a short ten minute fiction film shot digitally by the Television wing students of our film school. The film is called Hide and Seek, directed by Sridevi and shot by Ramananda Sarkar who were then students of Direction and Cinematography. The story revolves around a group of friends who meet up in a […]