A new world of Indian horror, with shocking mystical visuals and unique shapes.
|Director||Rahi Anil Barve・Adesh Prasad|
|Cast||Sohum Shah, Harish Khanna, Ronjini Chakraborty|
|Distribution||The Festival Agency|
Colonial India in the 19th century. Greedy Vinayak who lives in the poor village Tumbbad succeeds in finding out the whereabouts of a cursed treasure from his great-grandmother who has been chained up for centuries. Vinayak grows up to hold his own family, but becomes possessed by wealth, and gradually escalates. What is the greatest secret that he finally finds out? A highly entertaining film unrestricted by genre with strange shapes and settings incorporating Indian mythology and folktales.
Won the Best Film Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival in 2008 with his first short film Manjha, later chosen by acclaimed director Danny Boyle as a special feature for the BluRay release of his Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire. Tumbbad is his debut feature film.
After editing Ship of Theseus(2012), joined the team of Tumbbad as a co-producer, co-writer and co-director. He is currently writing his next feature, Baatuni (Chatterbox) while developing future projects for Sohum Shah Films. He runs Sohum Shah Films along with Producer-Actor Sohum Shah, and serves as a producer and creative head of the company.