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EL'AYICHI

A clingy husband haunts his irritated wife with a fossilized dodo for company. An exploration of love, way past its 'expiry' date.

  • Devashish Makhija
    Director
  • Devashish Makhija
    Writer
  • Terribly Tiny Talkies
    Producer
  • Devashish Makhija
    Producer
  • Nimrat Kaur
    Key Cast
  • Divyendu Sharma
    Key Cast
  • Vibha Chibber
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    EL'AYICHI
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Romance, Comedy, Supernatural, Spaghetti-Western
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Documentary & Shorts Film Festival
    Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    June 29, 2015
  • Pocket Films - Love Ke Side Effects
    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    July 7, 2015
  • Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival
    Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    August 2, 2015
Director Biography - Devashish Makhija

Devashish Makhija has researched and assisted on 'Black Friday' (dir. Anurag Kashyap) and was the chief assistant director on 'Bunty aur Babli' (dir. Shaad Ali). He has written numerous screenplays, notably Avik Mukherjee's 'Bhoomi' and Anurag Kashyap's 'Doga'; has had a solo art show 'Occupying Silence'; written Tulika's bestselling children's books 'When Ali became Bajrangbali' and 'Why Paploo was perplexed' and a Harper-Collins collection of short stories 'Forgetting'. He has also written 'By Two', a story featured in the omnibus 'Mumbai Noir'; written and directed the acclaimed short films 'Rahim Murge pe mat ro’, ‘El'ayichi' and ‘Agli Baar’; and recently wrote and directed the full length feature film 'Oonga'.

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