Riding Solo to the Top of the World

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At Tso Kar during the filming of Riding Solo

Riding Solo to the Top of the World is a documentary film on the Chang pas of Ladakh, in India, about a journey of self-discovery.

Plot summary[edit]

Riding Solo is a film about filmmaker Gaurav Jani’s solo motorcycle journey from Mumbai to one of the remotest places in the world, the Changthang Plateau in Ladakh, bordering China. Jani was a one-man camera crew unit who loaded his Royal Enfield Bullet 350CC Motorcycle (Loner) with 300 kilograms (660 lb) of equipment/supplies and set off on a journey to one of the world's most difficult terrains.

Credits[edit]

  • Director : Gaurav Jani
  • Producer : Dirt Track Productions
  • Executive Producer : P. T. Giridhar Rao
  • Project Co-ordinator : Rajiv B. Menon
  • Editor : Sankalp Meshram
  • Music : Ved Nair
  • Mixing Engineer : Dwarak Warrier

Awards[edit]

  • Recipient of Best Non-Feature Film at the 53rd National Film Awards, I&B Ministry, Govt of India, New Delhi
  • Recipient of Golden Conch for Best Documentary at the Mumbai International Film Festival, Mumbai, India
  • Recipient of National Critics Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival, Mumbai, India
  • Recipient of Best Documentary Award (Biography Category) at the Signs Film Festival, Kerala, India
  • Recipient of Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Recipient of Best Documentary Award at the Indian Documentary Producers' Association Awards
  • Recipient of Technical Award for Editing - Sankalp Meshram at the Indian Documentary Producers' Association Awards
  • Recipient of Technical Award for Sound Design - Dwarak Warrier at the Indian Documentary Producers' Association Awards
  • Nominated for Best International Documentary at the Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Canada
  • Nominated for Best International Documentary at the Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival, New York, United States

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