|NABAR||Jasbir Singh Derewal||Rajeev Kumar|
|Channel Punjab Production Ltd & Hands On Production|
|Country of Origin:||Year of Completion:||Running time:|
|India||Autumn 2012||1HR 50 MINS|
The story is based on a family in Punjab, a father, wife, son and his girlfriend. The son is manipulated by bogus agents who promise to send him to UK.Agents inform Karma (THE SON) that he will need to fly from Mumbai. On arrival Karma realises that he is not the only one waiting to go to the UK on questing the agent a fight breaks out where Karma is killed.
On news of Karma’s death the family are deeply shocked especially the mother has she as a mental breakdown. The girlfriend although is devastated decide to help the mother and father of Karma.
The father is in shock has he can’t believe what has happened and decides to go to Mumbai to find out what had happened has the police weren’t that helpful. During his quest he realises that there is an eye witness who knows the whole truth of Karma’s death. He sets out to find this person to get justice. He eventually finds this person and with help of others and he manages to convince this person to give evidence in court.
Now the agents who are the men of the M.L.A (Member of Parliament) inform him of the situation and the M.L.A inform his men to stop the witness at all costs and to use any means necessary. They try to bribe him with money first. The witness does not accept and then a fight breaks out and the father manages to get the eye witness into court to give evidence and the agents and M.L.A are exposed and sentenced.
On his return the father takes the ashes of his son home and his wife comes to terms with her son’s death and the girlfriend gets married. A year later the father and mother open an help and advice centre in connection with UK immigration to help other families identify the difference between professional and bogus agents.
INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY
The Indian film industry is the largest in the world in terms of the ticket sales and the number of films produced annually, it produces roughly twice the number of movies as the American film industry, and sells 2.5 times the number of box office tickets as the U.S market. Every year more than 1200 films are produced in India.
Indian cinema has a history over 100 years and has become an integral part of Indian society and culture, with fourteen million Indians going to the movies on a daily basis in India and a worldwide audience of 3 Billion and in terms of viewership, It truly has made its mark globally.
DIRECTOR– RAJEEV KUMAR
This will be Rajeev’s directorial debut for a feature film. Rajeev has been directing and producing short films and many television programs since 1992. MA in Indian Theatre, Punjab University, Chandigarh and BA (Hons), Punjabi Literature, from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Assistant vice-president in 9x TV channel, Group head of Programming and Executive Producer at Zee TV, Head Of Programming for “Channel Punjab”- the most watched Punjabi Family Entertainment Channel in UK & Europe.
He has also Directed a Short Film ‘Aatu Khoji’ which was shown in International Punjabi Film Festival by Punjabi Academy Delhi.(2012)
PRODUCER– JASBIR SINGH DEREWAL
Jasbir was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer –of Channel Punjab Television, where he has also produced over 4,000 hours of programmes ranging from Family Serials, Documentaries, Comedy, Lifestyle, Religious, Music, Sports and Talk-Show programmes catering for all age groups.
He has a passion with Punjabi, arts, culture, history and media since a very young age and has won various business and media awards to add to his name. He is a strong believer that ALL Punjabi’s have a lot more to offer.