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A Film by Nishtha Jain and Deepti Gupta



Amandeep will never forget his time as a junior gynecologist in a government hospital in Delhi. He was conscientious, which rendered him unfit for the system. The ‘women’s ward’ was a microcosm of woman’s lot in society. If he harbored any ideas about changing the system, he would have to search deeper, perhaps begin with himself.




Nishtha Jain

Deepti Gupta

Nishtha Jain

Director of Photography
Deepti Gupta

Nishtha Jain

Sound Design
Niraj Gera

Location Sound
Moinak Bose

Ritesh Jaltare
Nishtha Jain

Additional Dialogue

Atika Chohan


Ritesh Jaltare
Susmita Sur
Rakhee Mansha
Martin Jishil
Nidhi Mishra
Aman Jeet
Mamta Malik



Nishtha Jain is a multi-award winning filmmaker known for her documentaries Gulabi Gang (2012), Lakshmi and Me (2008), City of Photos (2005). Her films have been widely shown in international film festivals, art exhibitions and broadcast on international TV networks. They have won over 25 international awards and are part of curricula in several American universities. She’s been a juror at several important international festivals like the IDFA, Amsterdam, Zurich Film Festival, Cinema Verité, Iran amongst others. She has given master classes at Stanford, Wellesley, University of Chicago, New York University, Cambridge, St. Andrews, University of London, Heidelberg, Concordia University, Danish Film School, FTII, SRFTI and elsewhere.


Saboot (2019) 20min Short Fiction, India/USA
The Golden Thread (Work-in-progress Documentary), India/UK
Submerged (2017) 8 min VR Documentary, India
Change the Story (2016) Docu Series, India/USA
Gulabi Gang (2012) 96 min Documentary, India/Norway/Denmark
Family Album (2010) Documentary, India
At My Doorstep (2009) 70 min Documentary, India

Lakshmi and Me(2008) 59 min Docu India/USA/Denmark/Finland

6 Yards To Democracy(2007) 66 min Documentary India/Finland

Call It Slut(2005) 14 min Documentary India

City of Photos(2005) 60 min Documentary India


Deepti Gupta is a graduate of the Film and TV Institute of India. She specialises in cinematography.  She has shot a number of feature films, documentaries, shorts, music videos and hundreds of commercials. Currently, she is shooting and directing a feature length music documentary Lal Pari Mastani.

Lal Pari Mastani (2019) Work-in-progress Docu, Dir: Deepti Gupta
Saboot (2019) Fiction, India/USA Dir: Nishtha Jain
Six Strands (2011) 28 min Fiction, India Dir: Chaitanya Tamhane
Fakir of Venice (2009) Feature film, India Dir: Anand Surapur
Lakshmi and Me (2008) Documentary/ Dir: Nishtha Jain
Honeymoon Travels Private Ltd (2007) Feature Film, India Dir: Rima Kagti
6 Yards to Democracy (2006) 66 min Documentary, India Dir: Nishtha Jain
Call it Slut (2005) 14 min Documentary, India Dir: Nishtha Jain
City of Photos (2005) 60 min Documentary, India Dir: Nishtha Jain
Ranu (2001) Feature Film, India Dir: Shymal Karmakar

Saboot (2019) 20min Fiction, India/USA Dir: Nishtha Jain

Dil Jale (2008) Music Video, Artist Sona Mohapatra
Aaja Ve (2005) Music Video, Artist Sona Mohapatra



Ritesh Jaltare is an actor and an Independent Film Producer. "Proof" is his acting and production debut.