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ZEE5 ANNOUNCES ITS NEXT SHORT FILM, KAJRI BABBAR’S AWARD-WINNING ‘KHOJ’

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

ZEE5 has always been at the forefront of presenting a range of unique content across languages that is relatable, understated, bold, progressive, introspective, layered and open to interpretation. Khoj is one such short film made by young director Kajri Babbar. Starring Zara Khan, it is the journey of a young teenage Punjabi bride, from being abandoned and betrayed to the pursuit of redemption. Premiering on Lohri, 13th January, the dual language film (Punjabi & English) has been shot in Punjab & UK.

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After An Oscar Nomination, Kajri Babbar To Direct British Feature Film

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The niece of actor and politician Raj Babbar and the daughter of film producer Kishan Babbar, 23 year old Kajri Babbar is gearing up to direct her very first full length British feature film with British producers Jacqui Miller, Craig Conway and Clare Cahill, adding sheen to her family legacy.

A period drama of 1940s, her next, The Burning Bride, revolves around the journey of a 15 teen year old Indian girl who marries a British officer and travels to England and her journey thereon.  As a UK/India co-production, the film will be majorly shot in the city of Newcastle with key scenes in Mumbai , which are expected to commence shooting in mid 2019. The film will be written and directed by Kajri Babbar while Juuhi Babbar Sonii will turn first time co-producer on the project and will helm all production duties under Babbar Visuals for the shooting in India

After her short film about a girl who sacrifices her morals to make ends meet, Pardaa, secured a semi-finalist spot at the 44th Student Academy Awards by Oscars and was screened BAFTA Affliated Aesthetica Film Festival last year,  the director-writer is screening her film at the inaugural Newcastle International Film Festival. This new festival is already very prestigious – the patron is Prince Michael of Kent and the President is Jacqui Miller Charlton MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).  Mrs Miller Charlton has built an international business brand over 3 decades which is now recognised as a global leader within its sector. She is a member of various initiatives aimed at raising aspirations and assisting start ups. In addition she is a trustee on the board of Kielder Observatory as well as a board member of the Local Economic Partnership. Read more