GAOKOR a period house

Based on real customs...
Rani is a 14th year old girl who married with Baldev 30 year old man. she starts menstruation 1t day of marriage so Baldev is very upset. His family treats untouchable behavior with her instead of welcome a new bride. she must stay for 4 days in the thatched hut on the edge of village due to a customs. A hut outside the village where girls and women are banished during menstruation, called GAOKOR.
She have no idea about menstruation practices because her 1st time and never stay alone. she scared and cried whole night but have to do it because Baldev's aunty told her that it is our custom and each women follow it. she feel extremely bed but have no options.
whole village known to Rani menstruation's time due to this bloody custom. One night some boys attacked and raped with her. she cried but nobodies come to help. her husband Baldev blamed to her for this incident and called Panchayat. After hearing , Panchayat also blamed Rani and said to her leave this Village forever.
Women are generally left alone because they are considered impure while they have their periods. There have been moves to improve the conditions of the GAOKORS but not to end the Practice. Our film 'GAOKOR a period house' show a serious violation of the human right of women.

  • SATYA PRAKASH
    PRODUCER
    PRODUCER
  • PRIYANKA PATHAK
    DIRCTOR
    DIRECTOR
  • BIPIN PATHAK
    CO-PRODUCER
    CO-PRODUCER
  • PRIYANKA PATHAK
    WRITER / RESEARCH WORK
    WRITER
  • SATYA PRAKASH
    WRITER / RESEARCH WORK
    RESEARCH
  • PRIYANKA PATHAK
    WRITER / RESEARCH WORK
    RESEARCH
  • RAHUL PATHAK
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • SURAJ PRAKASH
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • ASHISH PANDEY
    CAMERA TEAM
    DOP
  • RAMESH YADAV
    CAMERA TEAM
    CAMERA ATTENDENT
  • KENNETH BRAGANZA
    CAMERA TEAM
    MAKING VEDIO, STILLS
  • KUSHAL JHA
    ASSISTANT DIRECTORS
    1ST AD
  • KENNETH BRAGANZA
    ASSISTANT DIRECTORS
    2ND AD
  • PRAJWAL PATHAK
    ASSISTANT DIRECTORS
    3RD AD
  • SACHIN KUMAR SRIVASTA
    EDITOR
    EDITOR
  • NIRBHAY SHKULA
    MUSIC / SOUND DEPARTMENT
    MUSIC,BACKGROUND,FOLEY
  • RECORDING ARTIST
    MUSIC / SOUND DEPARTMENT
    YOGESH
  • CHARU MOHAN BHARDWAJ
    SINGER
    MALE SINGER
  • JYOTSANA PEHLAJANI
    SINGER
    FEMALE SINGER
  • RAVI RAJPOOT
    LYRICS
    LYRICS
  • RAHUL PATHAK
    PRODUCTION TEAM
    PRODUCTION CONTROLLER
  • SUDEEP LITORIYA
    PRODUCTION TEAM
    PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT
  • SUMAN
    COSTUME
    COSTUME DESIGNER
  • SUPRIYA
    COSTUME
    COSTUME DESIGNER
  • RATANMANI DIWAN
    ARTIST CAST
    RANI (FEMALE LEAD)
  • SATYA PRAKASH
    ARTIST CAST
    BALDEV (RANI"S HUSBAND)
  • KRITIKA KHATWANI
    ARTIST CAST
    BALDEV BROTHER'S WIFE
  • SHAIYNA PRIYA
    ARTIST CAST
    BALDEV AUNTY
  • DEVDATT BUDHOLIYA
    ARTIST CAST
    BALDEV'S BROTHER
  • HIMANSHU DUBEY
    ARTIST CAST
    BALDEV'S FRIEND (REPIST)
  • ADITYA DUBEY
    ARTIST CAST
    REPIST'S FRIEND (REPIST)
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 3, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,476 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Film Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    1080 hd
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography

Priyanka Pathak Biography
Name - PRIYANKA PATHAK
DOB- 10 DECEMBER 1984
STAR SING - GEMMINI
EDUCATION - MASTER IN JOURNALISM
PRODUCTION- VICHITRA FILMS
PROJECTS - JOINT ( A Short film )
BORN TO SALE ( A SHORT FILM )
GAOKOR... A PERIOD HOUSE ( A Short film )
PRATHA ...an untold story ( A Documentary Film )


Priyanka Pathak is a Short filmmaker, Writer, Director, known for her award winning film 'JOINT' .
Film 'JOINT' won best short film , best actor and best director award in mumbai, pune nd other film festival in 2015-2016. 'JOINT' based on drugs.
Priyanka Pathak was born on December 1984 in Moth district Jhansi (up). She has done post graduation in journalism. She have experience as a journalist in a Newspaper, News Channel from delhi. she visited Mumbai on a vacation and fell in love with the city and decided pursue her dreams of film making. She dose not have a Godfather in film industry and her family is into farming who support her dream immensely.
Now She is founder of VICHITRA FILMS-
https://www.facebook.com/vichitrafilm/
MAIL-ppathak164@gmail.com
mobile no-9757463144,7506206793




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Our film 'GAOKOR a period house' show a serious violation of the human right of women.