We ask Arnab Middya of the finalist film Andarkhini [Self-exile] some questions on his production.
What was your inspiration behind the story? Andarkhini is a story of four women about their relationships with their father, brother, friend and husband. There are four stories of four relationships which are on basis of some real, shocking incidents.
Why did you create this film? Before coming into film-making I was attached with NFDC for a long time, where I got opportunity to get access scripts renowned film-makers of our country. That helped me a lot to accelerate my hidden intention.
DID YOU COME ACROSS MAJOR HURDLES DURING THE PRODUCTION / WRITING PROCESS? The main problem till now is funding. Even still now I am searing for more and more friends who can help me in release of my film.
Do you have any advise for aspiring film makers? If there is a will, there is a way. So nothing can obstruct if you have strong desire to make a film.