Agli Baar
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agli baar

(and then they came for me)

Producer : Terribly Tiny Talkies
Writer | Director : Devashish Makhija
Cast : Rasika Dugal, Trimala Adhikari, Abhishek Banerjee, Tushar Pandey


Today, the slumdwellers have managed to stall the illegal demolition of their shanties. Tomorrow, they must take their non-violent fight for justice to the high court. Tonight, someone is making sure that never happens, one deathly scream at a time.

awards & recognition

  • Best Film, International Competition, Mumbai International Film Festival 2016.
  • Jury Grand Prize, SIGNS Kerala 2016.
  • Best Film, Indian leg, Indian Film Festival of Stuttgart 2016.
  • Best Film Runner-up, Manhattan Shorts India 2016.
  • StudentFilmer’s Best Indian Short Film of 2015.


  • “Extraordinary… best i have seen in a long time.”
    ~ Anurag Kashyap (dir. Black Friday, Gangs Of Wasseypur)
  • “It’s a short, powerful film and it hits you right in the solar plexus.”
    ~ The Wire
  • “The suspense is unbelievable.”
    ~ ReShareIt
  • “Just 3 shots but capable enough to talk about the many grassroots issues that we as a society face everyday.”
    ~ StudentFilmer
  • “Superb… chilling.”
    ~ Hansal Mehta (dir. Shahid, Omerta)
  • “Scary… brilliant.”
    ~ Basharat Peer (author)
  • “Brilliant! Very disturbing and supremely cinematic!”
    ~ Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (dir. Ant story, Doob)
  • “What a fantastic film!”
    ~ Manoj Bajpayee (actor, Satya, Gangs Of Wasseypur)
  • “Chills your marrow… tells a terrible truth”
    ~ Tillotama Shome (actor, Monsoon Wedding, Qissa)