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Wig

Country: India, Language: Hindi, 26 mins

  • Director: Atanu Mukherjee
  • Writer: Atanu Mukherjee
  • Producer: Preety Ali; Raghavan Bharadwaj; Vinay Mishra; Pallavi Rohatgi

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When hearts and minds change, when prejudice is experienced and dished out.

The message is clear...prejudgment is a dangerous thing.

A powerful film.


Trailer...

WIG (Trailer) from Atanu Mukherjee on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

People who can't be molded into the stereotypes that society has set, often find it difficult to make a place for themselves in the same society. Hailing from a small town in India, Artika believes herself to be modern, liberal and most importantly, independent. Not the one who shies away from speaking her mind. She struggles to find a place to stay in Mumbai, overcoming the cliched remarks of being a 'single working girl living alone'. However, an unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker opposite to her house, questions her beliefs. Will she now fall into the same societal prejudices that she has been fighting against?

Cast & Characters

Uday Atrolia as Secretary
Pranit Hatte as Ganga
Abhinav Kashyap as Customer
Manka Kaur as Friend
Sajan Kumar as Customer
Pallavi Rohatgi as Neighbour
Ershad Sheikh as Customer
Govind Singh as Watchman
Ipshita Chakraborty Singh as Artika
Pawan Singh as Dheeru (Broker)