Actor Kirti Kulhari made her debut in the short films this year with 'Maya'. The film got appreciation from the critics and received love from the audience. Kirti won Best Actor in Short Film at the Filmfare Awards and is now all set to star in another short film directed by Phobia director Pavan Kripalani.
The short film is called 'Charu', it is a gothic romance in the vein of movies like Rebecca and Mahal. It's unreliable narrative explores loneliness in a decaying marriage. It's also a story about the monstrosity of love.
This is the first time Kirti has collaborated with Director Pavan Kripalani. The team shot the film in May for 5 days and also stars Tummbad actor Sohum Shah.
Kulhari, who doesn’t like restricting herself to one medium says, "It was a wonderful experience collaborating with Pavan on ‘Charu’. I have personally enjoyed his films and I feel he is very talented. Sohum was a lot of fun to work with, hoping together we have created something that people would enjoy."
Talking about ‘Charu’, Kulhari says that it is a gothic romance along the lines of Rebecca (1940) and Mahal (1949). Its unreliable narrative explores loneliness in a decaying marriage. The short film is produced by Honey Trehan, Abhishek Chaubey from MacGuffin pictures and Lalit Sharma from Colosceum Media Pvt Ltd. Kulhari will next be seen in Netflix's Bard of Blood which will be releasing on 27th September, Four More Shots Please Season 2, a film called Bataasha where she will be seen playing a Musician and Ribhu Das Gupta's The Girl on the train.