Kalkimanthankatha | The Churning of Kalki, 2015

    January 01, 2015 · Feature Films

    Following the footsteps of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot", two actors from Calcutta go to the largest gathering of humans on earth - the Hindu festival of Maha Kumbh of Allahabad in 2013, which occurs once in 12 years, to search for Kalki - the Tenth and the final avatar of Lord Vishnu. The most mysterious of Vishnu's Avatar who has been on earth but has never been found. However, an outbreak of a monumental war occurs during their quest. They then prepare themselves by reading Chairman Mao-se-Tung's "Little Red Book".


    Script & Director: Ashish Avikunthak

    Cast: Joyraj Bhattacharya, Sagnik Mukherjee, Aastha Goswami

    Cinematography: Basab Mullik

    Editing: Pritha Chakraborty, Ashish Avikunthak

    Sound Design: Sukanta Mazumdar

    Dialogue: Sougata Mukherjee, Ashish Avikunthak

    Music: Reena Esmail

    Producer: Ashish Avikunthak

    Coproducer: Kristina Konrad, weltfilm Berlin

    Selected Screenings

    2016        Yale University

    2016        New York University

    2015        Univeristy of Rhode Island

    2015        Gallery Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai