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Trijya
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Director: AkshayIndikar
Starring: Abhay Mahajan, Aarya Rothe, Shrikant Yadav, Makrand Saptarshi, Anjali Joglekar, Mukund Dharmadhikari, Karishma Rathod, Mahesh Bhosale, Varsha Malwadkar, Somnath Limbarkar, Bhagwan Mhasge, Prashant Gite, Girish Kulkarni, Nandini Pakhre,
Run time: 1:31:00 Hrs
Language: Marathi
Year Made: 2019
Country: India
Film will only stream between July 31-August 2.

In an age where, being oblivious to your true self has increasingly become a reality for many, such a path to self-discovery can lead to feelings of loneliness, confusion, fear and doubt. Artistically inclined villager Avdhut Kale struggles to find his place in the metropolis of Pune. Working as a reporter for the local newspaper, he is stuck with helping his colleague write the horoscope section or trying to meet the demands of his editor who wants to publish factual but sensational news. As the film progresses, Avdhut travels back home and is faced with the prospect of an arranged marriage. His work and the mounting societal pressures of what is expected of him is a disconnect from his true self. Moreover, his passivity towards life is made apparent through his discourses with friends and family, who voice their perspective of life. Divided into five chapters, the final chapter witnesses his journey to the countryside, where he seeks wisdom and spiritual insight. Trijya traces the journey of Avdhut, from his hometown in rural India and how he faces the reality of his own dreams and aspirations about life in a large Indian city. It takes us through the challenges of today's modern way of life and the compromises one inevitably makes along the way to find peace and a place we can call our own.

Director : AkshayIndikar
AkshayIndikar (27 years) is a filmmaker from India. Hailing from a nomadic tribe, he is an ex-student of Film and Television Institute of India and has written, directed and edited Trijya. The film is his debut feature and is derived from his own personal autobiographical experiences. His last Short DOH was world premiered in Kerala at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2014 and travelled to various other festivals. Later he made a docu-fiction film based on the Indian author/ poet, Professor BhalchandraNemade, who is a Jnanpith Award recipient (Highest Literary award in India). Trijya was selected in Work in Progress Lab of NFDC and was among the five films from South Asia. It also featured in the recommends section of NFDC Film Bazaar. Trijya had its world primer at Shanghai international film festival, It was nominated for Asian new Talent award for best film best director, best cinematography. Currently he is developing his second feature length film “Construction”. ‘The strongest fixation point of my meditation has been the question: what gets lost in people when they migrate. For someone like me, who is born to the family of folk artists and lives and breathes multiculturalism, migration to Pune resulted in a catastrophic cultural shock. For the past five to six years, I am carrying ramifications of that catastrophic blow in every ounce of my existence’- AkshayIndikar.  
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