A villager in India often spends his life in abject poverty. Throughout his life, he is subdued due to his unfortunate circumstances. The independent director, Tarun Jain, has tried to seize the subtle truths of the life of a villager in his short film, ‘Amma meri’.
The intense trailer of ‘Amma meri’ is out, and it expresses a thousand emotions and yet, hides the back-story in all of them.
It tells the story of Balram, a village man in Haryana, who is devastated by the death of his father. He is left penniless as he spent all this money on his father’s treatment.
The role of Balram is played by Anurag Arora, who has worked in films like ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’, ‘Dangal’, and ‘Raees’.
He has an ailing mother, who is at the fag end of her life.
He is also worried about finding a groom for her daughter, who has passed marriageable age.
With all these obstacles, one wonders how Balram will fight these problems. Will he be able to save his mother, Amma?
This movie touches upon some of the darkest corners of the human psyche in the midst of the hapless socioeconomic situations.
Watch the compelling trailer of the film, and it will leave you curious for answers.
‘Amma meri’ was recently screened at The Institute of Cervantes, Delhi. The sound of the film is composed by Shajith Koyeri, who had won the National Award for ‘Omkara’ and ‘Talvar’.
The director, Tarun Jain, received a lot of international recognition for his last film, ‘Aakhir’, which was released in over 42 international festivals. It bagged six awards and was distributed in the USA, Europe, Middle East & Africa.