An old theatre projectionist is fired from his job and has to come back to his village. Struggling with what to do with his life, he one day narrates a story for a crying kid. Slowly he becomes the favourite story teller in the village and re-discovers his passion.

Director: Abhimanyu Kanodia
Story: Abhimanyu Kanodia
Writers/Screenplay: Krishna Agarwal And Abhimanyu Kanodia
Producer: Shraddha Singh And Naveed M
DOP: Mitesh Parvatneni
Editor: Pavi Trehan
Sound Designer: Kunal Lolsure
Music: Madhur Padwal
Art Director: Kunal Ashok
Production Designer: Vertex
Sets director: Abhimanyu Kanodia
Writers/Screenplay: Krishna Agarwal And Abhimanyu Kanodia
Actors: Piyush Mishra, Vijay, Jeet Ashok, Gati Lath, Nirmohi Mali, Mohiniraj Popalghat, Naveed M

Awards and Accolades:
– Semi-Finalist in the Foreign Narrative category of the 43rd Annual Student Academy Awards. Out of 1,749 submitted to the Student Academy the advancement puts Kathakaar in roughly the top 5% of all films submitted.
– Best International Short Film- 5th Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival, 2015
– Best Short Film- 6th Jagran Film Festival, Mumbai, 2015
– Best Short Film- 5th Pune Short Film Festival, 2015
– Best Short Film- 4th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, 2015
– Best Short Film- CORTOKINO International Film Festival, Mumbai, 2016
– Best Short Film- Aakruti International Film Festival, Mumbai, 2015
– Best Director- 4th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival, 2015
– Best Screenplay- 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, 2016
– Competitor Award- II International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 2016

• Official selection:
– 5th Washington D.C. South Asian Film Festival, Washington D.C., 2016
– 3rd Benicia Film Festival, California, 2016
– 2nd Machetanz Film Festival, Alaska, 2016
– PLANOS – Tomar International Short Film Festival, 2016
– 1st Norwich Radical Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2016
– 14th Pune International Film Festival, 2016
– 8th Nashik International Film Festival, 2016
– 5th Delhi International Film Festival, 2015
– 5th Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, 2015
– 2nd Rajasthan International Film Festival, Jaipur, 2016
– 1st All Lights India International Film Festival, Kochi, 2015 (Opening Short Film)
– 13th Frames Film Festival, Mumbai, 2016
– 1st Haryana International Film Festival, 2016

• Special Screening:
– Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival, Venice, Italy, 2016

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