New Delhi: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films today released its latest short film titled ‘Baj Gai Seeti, starring Bollywood’sveteran Badman Gulshan Grover in a new humours avatar, critically acclaimed actor Manu Rishi Chadha and new generation actors from Kota Factory, Mayur More andAlam KhanandSonu KeTitu Ki Sweety famePriitamm Jaiswal.
Directed by Dheeraj Jindal and produced by Sunday Films, the short film is a light-hearted entertainment narrating the tale of two gullible thieves portrayed by Gulshan Grover and Manu Rishi Chadha, who are planning to retire from thievery and plan to plot one last robbery to have enough money to live for the remainder of their lives.However, fate has something else planned for the duo when they are forced to give refuge to three engineering college students, played by Mayur More, Alam Khan and Priitamm Jaiswal,in the same house they are about to rob. What happens next is the ultimate ‘Twist’ in the tale.
The movie revolves around the existential crisis the two thieves are facing as age catches up with them and they soon start planning one last retirement heist. Famously known as the ‘BawarchiGang’ owing to a peculiar habit of cooking a meal in the same house they are about to rob,it’s the very same ritual starts a series of events when the pressure cooker makes a loud whistle and invites three innocent college students, seeking shelter to spend the night while running away from their own demons.
Talking about ‘Baj Gai Seeti’,actorGulshan Grover said,“Baj Gai Seeti is my first short film in India, and it is special to me for so many reasons. Working with younger actors, great technical team, a dedicated director and of course my first collaboration with Large Short Films! Large Shorts Films platform, dedication to showcase wonderful creative material and go all out to support it is worth applauding!”
Actor Manu Rishi Chadha said, “This is my second movie with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films and post the success and reaction to my last film, it was an obvious choice from my end to associate with the platform again for ‘Baj Gai Seeti’. I am looking forward to more such future associations with them.The best part of the film for me would be getting the opportunity to work with Gulshan Grover. He is an icon in the film industry and I hope this platform gives me the opportunity to work with him in the future on similar scripts.”
Mayur More says, “This is my first ever association with Royal Stag Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short films and I am overjoyed to be sharing the screen space with such gems from Hindi cinema Gulshan Grover and Manu Rishi Chaddha. In the most aesthetic, happy go lucky manner and through captivating storytelling, this movie beautifully paves the way for an unexpected closer. Royal Stag Barrel Select Large short films has always been a great platform to take extraordinary stories to the masses. It will be interesting to see how our audience interprets this piece.”
Director Dheeraj Jindal says “I am thrilled to present ‘Baj Gai Seeti’ to my audience and I am more than privileged to release it with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films. This movie has a lighthearted plot that revolves around the last robbery committed by two thieves and their unexpected encounter with three students. The story unfolds graduallyand convinces the audience that the thieves have had a change of heart, keeping the viewer intrigued until the end.I believe that Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is the perfect platform to celebrate such fresh scripts and the platform has truly been the catalyst for the evolution of short films in India.With this lighthearted film, our core concept is to leave the suspense element up to the audiences.”
The movie will be first exclusively premiered on Royal Stag Barrel Select’s Large Short Films website – www.thelargeshortfilms.com, a platform to watch the most original and inspiring short films made by some of the finest directors in India.
WATCH ‘BajGai Seeti’ HERE: https://youtu.be/UpcS5TLBskI