Techie-turned-filmmaker Vasan Bala, 33, is a protégé of Anurag Kashyap. His debut film, Peddlers, produced by Kashyap’s production house, is a film about three disturbed people living in Mumbai. It will be screened at the Cannes Critics' Week, a parallel section of the festival. The film has a talented cast, notably Gulshan Deviah, Kriti Malhotra and Nishikant Kamat. Bala assisted Kashyap in Gulaal and Dev.d. He has also played minor roles in
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