Nayantara’s Necklace

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Nayantara’s Necklace, starring Konkona Sen Sharma

Nayantara’s necklace is a hindi short film starring famous award winning actresses Konkona Sen Sharma and Tillotama Shome. Watch this 20 minutes of dramatic thriller directed by Jaydeep Sarkar, which shows the empty spaces behind the bustling metropolis. An accidental friendship between two of the unlikeliest characters and the twist and turns it takes as their relationship develops. It would shake you, jolt you and leave you wondering about life.

Director Jaydeep Sarkar says that this film is about middle class aspirations. He got the idea of the film from a news item he read in 2012 where a man killed his own family.

The 20 minutes 39 seconds short film, featuring Konkana Sensharma and Tillotama Shome, rotates around the fellowship of two ladies and their individual desires to accomplish a “decent” life . The situation the characters experience, the self importance that Nayantara (Konkana) appears and yearnings that Alka (Tillotama) has, frames the premise of the film through which Jaydeep needed to concentrate on the genuine ladies. The two ladies characters in the film, they are the ones whose stories are not told, whether it is TV or movies. There is sure sort of mold in which female characters are fitted. In TV they are homemakers, who are extremely happy with their kitchen.

Konkona Sen Sharma

Konkona Sen Sharma is an awarding winning actress and the daughter of the celebrated actress and director Aparna Sen. Konkona is regarded as one of the most respected actresses in Bollywood with her memorable performances right from Mr. and Mrs. Iyer(2002) to Page 3 (2005), from Omkara (2006) to Life in a Metro (2007). Her singularly exquisite portrayal of a struggling actress in the undisputed hit Luck by Chance (2009) opposite Farhan Akhtar has also established her commercial success.

Tillotama Shome

Screen actress Tillotama Shome is best known for her acclaimed portrayal of Alice in Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding. She played a pivotal role as Deepa in director Florian Gallenberger’s epic Shadows of Time (Schatten der Zeit) and appeared as Lara in Meneka Das’s Little Box of Sweets; Jaya in Afia Nathaniel’s short film Long After; and Miraal in Tanuj Chopra’s Butterfly.

Film Details:

Film Name: Nayantara’s Necklace

Genre: Drama, Life

Star cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Deviah

Directed by: Jaydeep Sarkar

Produced by: Seagram

Story / Screenplay: Jaydeep Sarkar

Language: Hindi

Subtitles: Yes

Duration: 20.39 Minutes

Release Date: 15 October 2015

Production Company: Royal Stag Large Short Films


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