The annual day function in a school evokes latent aspirations in three feisty teenagers who want to seize the day like there’s no tomorrow.
Director : Pratik Thakare
Pratik Thakare comes from a town in central India. Exposed to world cinema in late teens, Pratik was drawn to screenwriting and soon began writing for the visual medium and making short films. After getting the opportunity to learn ‘Direction & Screenplay Writing’ from Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI) – one of the premiere film institutes in India, Pratik made various short films and documentaries.
His short film ‘Rachis’ was screened at various film festivals. His diploma film ‘Salana Jalsa’ had its world premiere at 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival and was the only Indian short film in the festival. It was also screened in other prestigious film festivals like Filmschoolfest Munich, Dharamshala International Film Festival and Kolkata International Film Festival. Pratik is currently working as a writer in the Indian film industry – having worked in writers’ room for a web series. He is also working as a script writer on a sports drama series. Having written a couple of feature-length scripts, Pratik is now developing script for his first feature film.
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