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Production year: 
January, 2011
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About the Director: 

Kavanjit, 34 years old comes from New Delhi, India. He used to work as Project Manager in Information Technology for 10 years before he decided to pursue his childhood passion of Film Making.
In 2007 he quit IT and joined 2 years Diploma course in Film Direction with Whistling Woods International Film Making School in Mumbai, India. He graduated in July, 2010.

Film director: 
Kavanjit Singh
Eesha Danait
About the Producer: 
Eesha Danait, 20 years old comes from Pune, India. She too just completed her Diploma in Film Producing from Whistling Woods International Film Making School in Mumbai, India.
Kavanjit Singh
Vikas Rana
Film photographer: 
Aditya Havelia
Mansheel Gujraal
Nipun Cheema
Art Director: 
Siddharth and Bhakti
Lovleen Bains
Cast 1: 
Aru Krishansh Verma
Cast 2: 
Soneer Vadhera
Cast 3: 
Jagjeet Singh Gujraal
Cast 4: 
Tina Sangha
Cast 5: 
Prithvi Bajaj
Film synopsis: 
<style> </style> <p> On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards. </p> <p> &nbsp; </p> <p> On 01 November 1984, riots erupted in Delhi. The mob swarmed into Sikh neighborhoods, killing any Sikh men, women &amp; children they could find. The riots went on for next three days. </p> <p> &nbsp; </p> <p> According to official figures, around 3000 Sikhs were killed and many more were rendered homeless. </p> <p> &nbsp; </p> <p> <b>JAGJEET</b> is a film set in 1984 and looks at the guilt of a one man who left his childhood friend to die during the riots. The film captures three days of their lives. The first day is set in past where two best friends are in best of times. The second day is when riots took place in Delhi. The third and present day is set a week after riots. </p>
Budget Range: 
Under $10 000
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Original Film Format: 
35 mm
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Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
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Festival Selection, Awards...
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Festival selections: 
  • Official Selection, International Film Festival, Jaipur, India
  • Official Selection, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, India
  • Official Selection, Indian International Journalism Festival, India
  • Official Selection, 6th Indonesian Film Festival
  • Official Selection, Sikh International Film Festival, New York, NY
  • Official Selection, International Film Festival, Pune, India
  • Special Jury Mention, Fujifilm Indradhanush Film School Competition for Cinematography
  • Official Selection, Insight Festival, UK
  • Official Selection, 13th Norrköping Flimmer Film festival, Sweden
  • Official Selection, 3rd International Film Festival Ahmedabad, India
  • Official Selection, 4th Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala
  • Official Selection, 8th Noussa Short Film Festival, Greece
  • Official Selection, Ca’Foscari Short Film Festival, Venice
  • Official Selection, Indian Film Festival ‘Bollywood and Beyond’, Germany
  • Official Selection, International Short Film Festival Detmold, Germany
  • Official Selection, 5th International LUMS film festival, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Official Selection, International Short Film Festival, Guwahati, India
  • Official Selection, International Film Festival, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Official Selection, International Reeload Film Fest at Manipal University, Bangalore
Awards received: 
<ul> <li>Best Short Film, International Film Festival, Jaipur, India</li> <li>Best Short Film, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, India</li> <li>Best Short Film, Indian International Journalism Festival, India</li> <li>Best Short Film, 6th Indonesian Film Festival</li> <li>Best Short Film, Sikh International Film Festival, New York, NY</li> <li>Best Sound Design, International Film Festival, Pune, India</li> <li>Special Jury Mention, Fujifilm Indradhanush Film School Competition for Cinematography</li> <li>Nominated for SIGNIS award in Insight Festival, UK</li> </ul>
Film reviews: 
<p> &quot;A pithy &amp; uncompromising look at the relentless guilt that follows invariably follows a tragedy. A haunting film.&quot; By Anjum Rajabali - ( </p> &quot;Jagjeet is an beautiful and cinematic tale of an extremely important historical event. The story is told in an unconventional way by using memory, displacement, alienation...jumps in time and consciousness. I loved the way the mystery was introduced. Its beautifully shot, edited and the music is great.&quot;<br /> <br /> Shonali Bose, Director of critically acclaimed film &quot;AMU&quot;.<br />
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Publicity contact: 
Kavanjit Singh
publicity address: 
Apt 363, Brighton Court, Clover Village, Wanowrie, Pune, India. 411040
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