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Dearly held, yet complicated roots.

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Anita, a young Indian living in the US, returns to India for her sister’s wedding. She counts on her husband’s support to announce some great news. All excited, her family immediately assumes Anita is having a baby, but their joy is short-lived. Anita found a new job. Courtesy of Canal+.

Student Film: Columbia University, New York

In Gujarati, with English subtitles.

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Film Contact:

Liyan Fan


  • Year
  • Runtime
    18 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    India, USA
  • Rating
    Sexual Content
  • Note
    Narrative Short
  • Director
    Sushma Khadepaun
  • Screenwriter
    Sushma Khadepaun
  • Producer
    Ankur Singh
  • Cast
    Aditi Vasudev, Mitra Gadhvi, Sanjivani Sathe, Nikhil Dave, Bhakti Maniar, Deep Sheth