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I'm Going To Marry This Boy

An unlikely romance in India at a time when women weren't allowed the freedom of choice. Against all odds, this woman's love story has survived 45 years of marital bliss and is still going strong.

  • Radha Mehta
  • Radha Mehta
  • Hansa Mehta
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Romance, Culture
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    India, United States
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Director Biography - Radha Mehta

Radha Mehta is a film writer and director as well as an award-winning singer and songwriter whose music has been featured on popular TV shows across major networks including USA, MTV, E!, Oxygen, WE, VH1. Radha's passion for storytelling started with her songwriting as the lead singer for the electronic dance duo Renaiszance which was featured on iHeart Radio’s “Artist To Watch” and recently performed on the Main Stage at EXIT Festival (voted Best European Music Festival) for over 25,000 people.
Radha's storytelling has now crossed over to film with a focus on sharing inspiring stories on love and overcoming hardship, in the form of documentaries, visual poetry, and narratives.

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Director Statement

"I'm Going To Marry This Boy" is a mini documentary about Radha's mother during challenging times in India when women weren't allowed the freedom of choice, especially in marriage. Radha hopes this short film can inspire and empower women to believe in love and have the strength to make their own life decisions despite differing expectations bestowed upon them by others.