May 25 2022 to May 25 2022 6:30 p.m.
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7 4th Main Rd, Stage 2, Domlur 560071
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu | 89 mins | 2021 | English Subtitles | Bani Singh
A daughter embarks on a journey to find the champion her father was when he won the hockey gold for India at the 1948 London Olympics. Her search morphs into a quest for the lost ‘watan’ (homeland).
Soon after partition, newly independent India defeats England to win the Hockey gold at the 1948 London Olympic Games. Six decades later, Nandy Singh of this winning team suffers a stroke. His grit to recover inspires his daughter, the director of the film, to retrace his life. Interviews with team mates reveal lives shaped by the gold and partition. Also revealed is a friend in Pakistan, never spoken of before.
Following the screening there will be a discussion with Bani Singh and Abhro Banerjee moderated by Sushma Veerappa.
Produced and Directed by Bani Singh
Editor – Abhro Banerjee
Cinematography – Yugesh Walia, Sudhir Aggarwal and Bani Singh
Music – Rajivan Ayyapan