Rahim Murge pe mat ro
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rahim murge pe mat ro

(don’t cry for rahim lecock)

Producer : Devashish Makhija & Rajat Nagpal
Director   : Devashish Makhija & Rajat Nagpal


An autobiography of a rooster and his death by halaal, recounted by him, from beyond the grave.

awards & recognition

  • Grand Jury Commendation, Filminute.
  • Shown at MOMA, Paris as the Best of Indian Contemporary Art.
  • ShortFilmWindow’s Best Indian Short Film of 2015.


  • “A standout in narrative mastery of the one-minute format.”
    ~ EyeWeekly
  • “Genius. What a wonderfully strange take on the existential dilemma!”
    ~ Jury, Filminute
  • “Can be re-watched dozens of times, with you discovering something new about it on every viewing.”
    ~ ShortFilmWindow
  • “A lesson in short filmmaking.”
    ~ WideScreenJournal
  • “There is a great marriage of form and content here.”
    ~ Manish Tiwary, (filmmaker) in Tehelka