Right Here, Right Now (film)
|Right Here Right Now|
|Directed by||Anand Gandhi|
|Produced by||Cyclewala Productions|
|Music by||Sachin Sanghvi|
Right Here Right Now (2003) is a short film written and directed by Mumbai based filmmaker Anand Gandhi. It won critical acclaim and wide audience appreciation in the years following its premiere at the Indo-British Film and Video Festival. It has achieved a near-cult status in the Indian underground.
- Anuradha Chandan as Mother
- Rupesh Tillu as Rickshawwala
- Tushar Joshi as Uncle
- Trishla Patel as the Girl in love
- Parul Bheda as Maidservant
- Induben Mehta as the Granny
Awards & Festivals
- Winner, Best Film (International Short), Syracuse International Film Festival, NY
- Winner, Best Film (Audience Choice Award), shnit shortfilmfestival, Switzerland
- Winner, Best Film of the Year award at the Mocha Film Club, Mumbai
- Official Selection, Tribeca International Film Festival, NY
- Official Selection, Rome International Film Festival
- Official Selection, Indo-British Digital Short Film Festival, India
- All the soundtracks are original scores composed for the film by Sachin Sanghvi.
- The voices in the songs "Jheeni" & "Red Blossom Cherry" are Sachin Sanghvi, Naresh Iyer and Amit Trivedi.
- "Jheeni" is a modified lyric from the 15th Century mystic poet Kabir's song "Jheeni re chadariya".
- The song "Red Blossom Cherry" is inspired from a Zen Story. In the story, a man is being chased by a vicious snake till he reaches the edge of a cliff. He jumps from the fear of the snake, and clings to a tree. There's a landing ground below, but before he can land, he hears a lion's roar from below. The branch he's clinging to starts dangling. In the midst of all this, he spots a Cherry. He plucks it and eats it. The snake of the past, the lion of the future and the cherry of now!
- Right Here Right Now on IMDb
-  "Indian Short Film Wins International Award"
-  Anand Gandhi's official homepage.
-  "Of our time - The Statesman"
-  "About the film on filmaholiX"
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