Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, under their banners RSVP and Roy Kapur Films respectively, have brought together a film that is bound to keep every parent awake in the nights. 'Pihu' a haunting tale of a two-year-old is directed by national award winning director Vinod Kapri.
'Pihu', based on true events, is a film about a little girl trapped in an apartment alone. It is an emotionally riveting thriller based on a true story which will haunt you ahead of its release with its nerve-wracking trailer. This is the first-of-its-kind film to have only a 2-year-old protagonist throughout the entire duration of the film. The film opens to a happy-go-lucky adolescent that is seen playing with her doll, as the trailer proceeds, things change for this little girl who finds her mother motionless on the bed and tries her best to wake her up. She then goes on to take charge of the situation, however, being a kid, she tries her best to give every tiny thing in the house a shot until she gives up and seeks escape. The gut-wrenching end of this trailer will make you eager for the release of the film. Watch the trailer below:
Vinod Kapri, a journalist-turned-filmmaker won the National Award for his 2014 documentary 'Cant Take This Shit Anymore'. He made his feature debut with 'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho (2015)'. Talking about the film, he said, “The film is very close to my heart. I am very happy to present the trailer to the audiences today.”
From the makers of pathbreaking content-driven films including 'The Lunchbox', 'Shahid' and 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', this two-minute trailer will keep you intrigued towards the very end.
The film has received accolades at various international film festivals and was selected as an official entry for Vancouver, Palm springs, Iran, Morocco, and German film festivals winning the ‘Best Film’ award at Morocco. The film is slated to release on 16th November 2018.
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