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Producer Diva Singh’s Psychological Thriller Fantasiser Featuring Ajay Gehi & Aradhna Sharma Out On MX Player

Producer Diva Singh brings you a gut-wrenching psychological thriller Fantasiser, which is streaming on MX Player. The 18 minutes, 11 seconds film stars Ajay Gehi and Aradhna Sharma in the lead roles. The film is a story of an escort named Riya, who gets stuck at her client Ajay’s flat due to lockdown across the nation. What happens next at the flat forms rest of the crux. It is real or an illusion is the question? Talking about producing Fantasiser, producer Diva Singh says, “It was a joyful journey producing my first film. I feel signing Ajay Gehi was the perfect decision of Jupiter Productions, the man with abundance of talent and a great presence of his skills. It was easy for me to convince him because I was very much convinced with the punch of psychological thriller. I was very much confident that he would love it and here we are today.” Praising the actress Aradhana Sharma and chief Assistant Director Priyanka Dinesh Malviya, she shares “ I’m very much impressed with my other cast member Aradhana Sharma, she exactly performed what our script required. My chief Assistant Director Priyanka Dinesh Malviya stood throughout the film on a single call, although she wasn’t on ground but she never made me feel that one of our crews is not available. I’m blessed with such beautiful people I have worked with.” Sharing further on her journey, she narrates, “I was nervous before initiating even the pre-production but the more I started getting involved, more I started knowing about things. Although, I have produced few music videos with renowned singers from Bollywood but producing a film was a bit difficult. I got to learned a lot whileworking on this project.” Talking about her future plans, Diva says, “I have tightened my seat belt to take off with my upcoming projects. I...

ZEN FILM PRODUCTIONS SPECTER SAGA PRESENTS A SUSPENSEFUL TAKE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR

After a three month wait, Zen Film Productions is set to release yet another short film saga under the Ouija series banner, which specifically delves into horror, mystery, and the supernatural. After the local success of social awareness short films like The Power, A Dark Tale, The Peril and more, Specter is set to take psychological terror to new heights. The ten-minute film sees a public figure, played by filmmaker and CEO of Zen Film Productions Zenofar Fathima, struggling to overcome her inner demons, as she sets out to explore an unprecedented presence. The series is currently being filmed during the Coronavirus outbreak with all safety precautions being adhered to, which is a rare feat for most filmmakers at this time. The series’ first episode is expected to premiere exclusively on Zee Cinemas Middle East (Channel 676 on Etisalat and Channel 179 on Du) on Thursday, 16th July at 11pm GST, and 12.30am IST. If you happen to miss it on 16th July, you can catch it once again on 21st July at 11.30am GST and 1am IST. You can also catch the teaser on Zee Cinemas throughout the day, starting from next week on the 14th of July. The succeeding episodes of this saga will be released in due course on other exclusive digital streaming platforms which are to be announced. The future episodes will also feature a few local icons, who are bound to enthrall audiences with their performances. Apart from the Specter series slated for release, Zen Film Productions also has many projects in the pipeline, one of which is a short film that sheds light on a frontliner’s life during the pandemic. “I am really excited for all these new projects, as these are not only unique in their approach, but are sure to be popular with audiences of all ages”, says Zenofar. For more...

Gautam Chaturvedi’s First Ever Short Film Work From Home Wins The Outstanding Achievement Award At Druk International Film Festival -DIFF

Mumbai, July 2nd, 2020: Recently, Gautam Chaturvedi was in the news for winning a prestigious award for his home production as an Actor, Director and writer Work From Home. Today, this beautifully scripted and shot film has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at the prestigious Druk International Film Festival (DIFF). Scripted, shot and packaged during the lockdown, the film has brought about a revolution in how films will be made during this global pandemic. A one of its kind productions, showcasing how this sudden Lockdown has thrown many a lives off balance financially, emotionally and psychologically was written, shot and packaged keeping the staying at home protocol in check at all times. The movie deals with the intricacies of the life of a couple who have 2 kids and are married for over a decade, but soon enough, the cracks in their relationship show up and then life takes a sudden turn Gautam Chaturvedi, known for his role as Gaurav in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, is the creative brain behind this film. While Gautam has been off the television industry for the past few years, his contribution to the world of  TV/films is remarkable. Starring Mouli Ganguly, Ridhiema Tiwari, Neelu Kohli and Gautam Chaturvedi himself, Work From Home is a creative brilliance that will soon be available exclusively on an OTT platform for the audience at large. Gautam Chaturvedi, Founder and Managing Director, Pine Tree Pictures said, “We are beyond delighted to see how well the film has been doing at film festivals. Druk International Film Festival being the second award feather for the film, our faith in good content that taps into the creative minds of the audience is just reinstated. We are thankful to the jury of the festival and can’t wait to see how the audience would receive this short film.” Mouli Ganguly said,” It...

Producer Nilesh N Raghani’s Short Film Love In Quarantine

निर्माता निलेश एन रघानी की शॉर्ट फिल्म  “लव इन कॉरोंटाइन” फिल्म ऑनलाइन रिलीज़ से पहले 1000 से ज़्यादा रियल डॉक्टर्स ने वेबिनार के माध्यम से देखी कोरोना महामारी, कॉरोंटाइन, लॉक डॉउन यह सारे शब्द पिछले कुछ महीनों में आम लोगों के जीवन का हिस्सा हो गए। कॉरोंटाइन के मामले को लेकर ही एक शॉर्ट फिल्म बनाई गई है जिसका नाम है “लव इन कॉरोंटाइन”। कॉरोना से लडने वाले डॉक्टर्स की ज़िन्दगी को दर्शाती इस लघु फिल्म में एक मैसेज भी है। सबसे खास बात यह है कि इस फिल्म को ऑनलाइन रिलीज़ से पहले एक हज़ार से ज़्यादा रियल डॉक्टर्स ने देखा। वेबिनार के माध्यम से इस शॉर्ट मूवी को इतनी बड़ी संख्या में डॉक्टर्स को दिखाया गया। फिल्म के निर्माता निलेश एन रघानी का दावा है कि ऐसा पहली बार हुआ है जब इतने सारे डॉक्टर्स को एक साथ कोई फिल्म दिखाई गई। फिल्म को जल्द ही डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म पर रिलीज़ कर दिया जाएगा। एन आर ग्रुप की प्रस्तुति इस शॉर्ट फिल्म को क्लासिक ट्रेजर प्राइवेट लिमिटेड के बैनर तले बनाया गया है। राजीव एस रुइया द्वारा लिखित और निर्देशित यह फिल्म गो कोरोना गो डॉट कॉम की पहल है। इसके प्रोजेक्ट डिजाइनर दीपक रुइया, डी ओपी जावेद एहतेशाम हैं। इसमें ऋतु जेंजानी और करण उदय जेंजानी ने मुख्य भूमिका निभाई है। लघु फिल्म के पोस्टर पर दो चेहरों पे मास्क लगे दिख रहे हैं।  इसकी टैगलाइन है “जब प्यार सच्चा होता है तो कभी ख़तम नहीं होता।” वेबिनार एक ऐसा लफ्ज़ है जो ‘वेब’ और ‘सेमिनार’ के मिश्रण से बना है.आजकल सारी दुनिया और हमारे देश में भी वेबिनार्स पर लाइव प्रेजेंटेशन्स के माध्यम से बहुत कुछ हो रहा है इस शॉर्ट फिल्म को भी डॉक्टर्स तक इसी उपयोगी और महत्त्वपूर्ण जरिए के द्वारा पहुंचाया जा रहा है.         फिल्म के प्रोड्यूसर निलेश एन रघानी अपने इस प्रोजेक्ट को लेकर बेहद उत्साहित हैं। उन्हें लगता है...

Gautam Chaturvedi’s first ever Short Film as an Actor – Director and Writer Wins the Prestigious Best Shorts Competition in USA

Mumbai, June 20, 2020: The Kahaani Ghar Ghar ki Fame, Gautam Chaturvedi, the man who dons many hats from an Entrepreneur to an Actor has bagged a prestigious Award of Merit for his short film Work From Home. Starring Mouli Ganguly, Ridhiema Tiwari, Neelu Kohli and Gautam Chaturvedi himself, Work From Home was written and produced during the lockdown in the country owing to the Global Pandemic. A one of its kind production, showcasing how this sudden Lockdown has thrown many a lives off balance financially, emotionally and psychologically was written, shot and packaged keeping the staying at home protocol in check at all times. The movie deals with the intricacies of the life of a couple who have 2 kids and are married for over a decade, but soon enough, the cracks in their relationship show up and then life takes a sudden turn. Work From Home is one of the only two films from the country to win this celebrated awards that’s been honoring filmmakers and artists for their exceptional work for a decade now. The film is the only Indian short film to presented with the Award of Merit title. Based out of California, Best Shorts will not be holding a physical ceremony and will courier trophies to the winner keeping the sensitivity of the pandemic in mind. Speaking on this occasion, Gautam Chaturvedi said, “We at Pinetree Pictures are absolutely delighted to have received this prestigious award. Work From Home is a special film created at a rather difficult time and seeing that the film is getting the honor it deserves for all the hard work and long hours we put into it is amazing. We are thankful to the jury at Best Shorts for recognizing our effort and giving us the motivation, we need with this award!” He further added that they are working with...

Mahurat Launch Of Kiran Patel’s – Love Life..Wife – Short Film

The modern era is again seeing transformation in the interest of audience towards watching more and more short films. Roughly between 1920s till 1970s – short films were generally termed as short subjects when confined to two 35mm reels or less, for a film of three or four reels. But the modern era has broken all the barriers and boomed the internet market – therefore these days we see audience inclined towards more creative content on OTT platforms with more flexible options and quality outcome. And that is the reason why investors and producers are getting launched with fulfilling their dreams of filmmaking.    Recently, producer Kiran Patel from his Adorned Affairs Entertainment production did the Mahurat launch of his upcoming short film – ‘Love Life…Wife’. While interacting with media he shared that he is quiet confident taking the subject and his team. Director S. Pyarelal said that Kiran being physically challenged how he is inspiring everyone which is quiet motivating to the whole team. The film is directed by S. Pyarelal starring actors Mahi Khan, Dilip Kataria, Hitesh Ghatekar and Pooja Singh. ‘Love Life…Wife’ short film will get release on online platforms soon in next month of...

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