Rebellious Flower

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Rebellious Flower
Rebellious Flower Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byKrishan Hooda
Produced byJagdish Bharti
Written byJagdish Bharti
Based onEarly life of Osho
StarringPrince Shah
Shashank Singh
Indal Singh
Music byAmano Manish
CinematographyNeeraj Tiwari
Edited byGanesh Sapkal
Release date
15 January 2016
Running time
110 minutes

Rebellious Flower is a 2016 Hindi-language biographical film directed by Krishan Hooda. The directorial debut written and produced by Jagdish Bharti is based on the early years of Rajneesh Osho.[1] The film won Special Mention Jury Award at 12th Salento International Film Festival, Italy.[2][3][4] This is the first biopic on the early life of Osho Rajneesh and it is supported by the Osho Foundation. The film was released on 15 January 2016.[5][6]


Rebellious Flower is inspired by the life of spiritual guru Rajneesh Osho. The plot is based on several incidents from his childhood and young life. Child Raja embarks on a journey within himself to understand the universal truth. He meets three mentors - Magga baba, Pagal baba, and Masto baba, who guide him through his journey and help him find the true essence of being[7]


  • Prince Shah – Child Raja
  • Shashank Singh – Young Raja
  • Mantra - Magga Baba, Pagal Baba and Masto Baba
  • Kirti Adarkar - Nani
  • Bachchan Pachera - Nana
  • Indal Singh - Baba
  • Shaneel Sinha - Librarian Vidya Sagar[8]

Awards and accolades[edit]

  • Winner Inspirational Feature - Cinema World Fest Awards 2017, Ontario, Canada
  • Winner Best Original Score - Fimucinema 2017, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Winner Best Director Jury Award - Salento International Film Festival 2015 Italy[9]
  • Winner Best Debutant Director - LCIFF - Lake City International Film Festival 2015, India[10]
  • Finalist - Rishikesh Art and Film Festival, India[11]
  • Finalist - ISFFI - International Spiritual Film Festival[12]
  • Semi Finalist - SIFF - Southeastern International Film,Festival, Georgia, USA[13]
  • Semi Finalist - California International Film Festival and Davis Chinese Film Festival, California, USA
  • Official Selection - Nisville Movie Summit 2017, Serbia
  • Official Selection - Grand Indiewise Convention 2017, Miami Florida, USA
  • Official Selection - Lumiere Cinemavvenire Film Festival 2015, Rome, Italy
  • Official Selection - 10th Tel Aviv Spirit Film Festival, Israel[14]
  • Official Selection - Wiper Film Festival 2015, New York, USA


  1. ^ "Film on Osho gets Special Mention Jury at Salento International Film Festival". Indian Television Dot Com. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Special mention Jury award at Salento International film festival, Tricase, Italy". Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Rebellious Flower Official Selection at Film Festival". Osho News. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  4. ^ "REBELLIOUS FLOWER – A BIOPIC ON OSHO GETS ENTRY IN SIFF 2015". Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  5. ^ "'Rebellious Flower', biopic inspired by Osho to release in Jan". Business-Standard. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Film on Osho Rajneesh to release in January". Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  7. ^ "On the path to wisdom - Pune Mirror". Pune Mirror. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  8. ^ Hooda, Krishan (15 January 2016), Rebellious Flower, retrieved 3 April 2016
  9. ^ "Rebellious Flower – A biopic on Osho wins at Salento Film Festival,". India Infoline. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  10. ^ "LCIFF Official Website". LCIFF. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Rishikesh Art and Film Festival, India Official Website". Rishikesh Art and Film Festival. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  12. ^ "ISFFI Official Website". ISFFI. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  13. ^ "SIFF Official Website". SIFF. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  14. ^ "Spirit Film Festival Official Website". Spirit Film Festival. Retrieved 17 December 2015.

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