|Directed by||Raj Amit Kumar|
|Produced by||Raj Amit Kumar|
|Written by||Raj Amit Kumar
|Music by||Wayne Sharpe
Blemished Light (Hindi: Dagh Ujala) is an upcoming English/Hindi socio-political drama film by Raj Amit Kumar, currently in post-production. The title of the film is a transliteration of Faiz Ahmad Faiz's poem, "Ye Dagh Dagh Ujala", an inspiration behind the film.
The story revolves around a Muslim fundamentalist in New York who kidnaps a liberal Muslim scholar with an intent to kill, while a closeted lesbian in New Delhi kidnaps her bisexual lover with the intent to love. The resulting torture and violence evokes a brutal struggle of identities against "unfreedom".
In a recent interview, Victor Banerjee condemned the way sex and violence end up being approached with vulgarity in mainstream cinema. But at the same time appreciated how Raj Amit Kumar has pushed that envelope in the film as they are essential to the story and screenplay.
In New York arrives a fundamentalist Muslim Mohammed Husain, imprisoned by his brutal past, on a mission to kidnap and kill a peaceful Muslim scholar, Fareed Rahmani. “The choices we make, when we are most cornered in life, define who we are.” Once they come face to face, the only way out is through a true examination of the bare bones of each one's existence to make a choice.
In New Delhi, Leela Singh, a closeted homosexual girl leaves her orthodox cop father’s home with a mission to kidnap her activist bisexual lover, Sakhi Taylor, and marry her. Not only do the lovers need to come to terms with their own differences, they need to face Devraj, the truth of the society they live in.
Set in the most archetypal cities of economic and patriarchal control, four characters come face to face with gruesome acts of violence in a battle of identities against unfreedom. "Blemished Light" examine the struggle between the powerful and powerless and those who strive to stand against dominating torturing socio political injustices.
- Bhanu Uday 
- Preeti Gupta
- Bhavani Lee 
- Ankur Vikal
- Seema Rahmani
- Samrat Chakrabarti
- Danae Nason
- Andrew Platner
- Danny Boushebel
- Dilip Shankar
- Alyy Khan 
- Kuldeep Sareen
- Shayan Munshi
- Swaroopa Ghosh
- Yash Kansara
- Rayvin Disla
The film is the directorial debut of Raj Amit Kumar. National Film Awards winner Hari Nair is the cinematographer of the film. Filmfare Awards winner Wayne Sharpe of Rajneeti and Gangaajal fame, and Jesse Kotansky have composed the soundtrack. Academy Award winner Resul Pookutty is doing the Sound Design.
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