2 Getting to Know… Karan Gour ce
The first-time director of the indie flick Kshay talks about his award-winning project that took four years to complete, all done with a two-man crew.
Cosmo: What’s your film about?
Karan Gour: “It’s about a lower middle-class housewife’s unflinching obsession for an unfinished statue of Goddess Lakshmi. It revolves around her intangible desires and gradual mental deterioration in the quest for the statue which costs more than she can afford.” KG: “It was difficult. We did not have any deadlines, so that eased our situation. The film took four years to complete.”
C: What problems did you face as a filmmaker?
KG: “Since I was handling a lot of the line production myself, there were moments when I had to shift focus from direction to production (food and travel). My actors were really patient.”
C: Where can we watch Kshay?
KG: “The film has just been released on DVD in July.”
The 28-yearold director,
C: Is it true, you had a two-man crew? How did you manage?