Ajji

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Ajji (transl. Granny) is an Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Devashish Makhija. The film stars Sushama Deshpande, Sharvani Suryavanshi, Abhishek Banerjee, Sadiya Siddiqui, Vikas Kumar, Manuj Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Kiran Khoje, and Smita Tambe in major roles. read more
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Ajji (transl. Granny) is an Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Devashish Makhija. The film stars Sushama Deshpande, Sharvani Suryavanshi, Abhishek Banerjee, Sadiya Siddiqui, Vikas Kumar, Manuj Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Kiran Khoje, and Smita Tambe in major roles. "Ajji" has been positioned as a dark take on the classic fairy tale, "Red Riding Hood". The film is backed by Yoodlee Films, a production venture of Saregama.The film won the Fresh Blood competition at the Beaune International Thriller Film Festival, France 2018. Sushama Deshpande, who played ‘Ajji’ won The Flame Award at the UK Asian Film Festival and received a special jury mention for her performance in the film at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). Ajji was officially invited to compete at the 2017 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) and was showcased in the New Currents section of the 22nd Korean film extravaganza. Ajji was also a part of the Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) which took place 12–18 October and was played as a part of the India Gold category. Other official selection for festivals include Dharamshala International Film Festival, Singapore International Film Festival and Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. The film was nominated for the Netpac Award at the 2018 Rotterdam International Film Festival. The film was released on 24 November 2017. Ajji is now available on Netflix.

Original Release

11/24/2017

Cast

Directors

Devashish Makhija

Writers

Devashish Makhija, Maya Tideman, Mirat Trivedi

Cast

Sushama Deshpande Ajji
Sharvani Suryavanshi Manda
Smita Tambe Vibha
Abhishek Banerjee Vilasrao Dhavle
Sadiya Siddiqui Leela
Sudhir Pandey Sharafat
Vikas Kumar Dastur
Manuj Sharma Umya
Trimala Adhikari Dolly
Rasika Agashe
Pooja Chauhan Female customer in salwarat at Sharafat shop
Mrugank Indurkar Mad man
Kamod Kharade Gawli
Kiran Khoje Dhavle's wife
Manisha Malhotra Woman in burqa
Juhi Nair Female customer in burqa at Sharafat shop
Shreyas Pandit Milind
Shikhar Shrivastava Hack Doctor
Amrit Walia Woman in salwar
Shrikant Yadav Dhavle Senior

Producers

Guneet Monga Executive Producer
Gaurav Sharma Executive Producer
Sahil Sharma Executive Producer
Siddharth Anand Kumar Producer
Shoaib Lokhandwala Producer
Vikram Mehra Producer
Vinod Prakash Producer

Editors

Ujjwal Chandra

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