Colourist: Swapnil Patole
Facility: Famous Studios
Release date: 29 November 2019 (Uk)
Hellaro won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film at the 66th National film Awards. It was officially selected as the opening film at Indian Panorama, at 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). It is also nominated for the best debut feature film of a director at the film festival.
In 1975, a young girl named Manjhri is married off to a small village in the middle of nowhere in the Rain of Kutch. There, she joins a group of women shackled by patriarchal mandates. Their only escape from the suppression is when they go out to fetch water at a distant waterbody every morning. Other than those few hours everyday, their lives are bound by the rules made by men which they have to abide by. One day, while on their way to fetch water, they find someone in the middle of the desert and their lives are changed forever.
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