Mirrors Never Lie...but what if they did?

A symbolic and abstract dark drama centralised around a beautiful girl who is disillusioned to believe that she is ugly. Stemming from the mental illness, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, the film explores the extents the girl goes to, in order to achieve satisfying beauty.

  • Shikha Janet Alagh
    Director
  • Shikha Janet Alagh
    Writer
  • Shikha Janet Alagh
    Producer
  • Rhythm Sanadhya
    Key Cast
  • Sandesh Hire
    DOP
  • Ankita Ghosalkar
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    March 8, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Women's Short Film Festival
    Chennai, India
    October 6, 2014
    International
    Official Selection
  • Woodpecker Film Festival and Forum
    Delhi, India
    December 13, 2014
    Official Selection
  • Mumbai Women's International Film Festival
    Mumbai, India
    October 6, 2014
    Official Selection
  • Pune Short Film Festival
    Pune, India
    Official Selection
  • Goa Short Film Festival
    Goa, India
    Official Selection
  • Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival
    Mumbai, India
    Official Selection
  • Delhi International Film Festival
    Delhi, India
    Official Selection
  • Frames Film Festival
    Mumbai, India
    Official Selection
  • Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival
    Noida, India
    Official Selection
  • Kochi International Short Film Festival
    Kochi, India
    Official Selection
  • Chennai International Short Film Festival
    Chennai, India
    Indian Panorama
Distribution Information
  • SJA Productions
    Country: India
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Shikha Janet Alagh

Shikha Janet Alagh is an acclaimed filmmaker, actor, and dedicated film educator of international recognition. Her profound accomplishments encompass an array of film festival nominations and prestigious awards, highlighting her multifaceted talent in various facets of the filmmaking process, including writing, directing, editing, and production.

Her cinematic creations have captivated audiences across multiple Indian cities and have graced the screens of esteemed film festivals in prominent global locations such as London, Los Angeles, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Johannesburg, and Europe. Noteworthy accolades bestowed upon her include the esteemed titles of 'Best Film' in Pakistan and Mumbai, 'Best Editor' in Europe, as well as 'The Jury Award' in Bangalore and Pune.

Furthermore, Shikha Janet Alagh has recently dedicated a portion of her time to nurturing and inspiring budding creative minds by imparting her knowledge and expertise in the realm of Film education through teaching initiatives for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme alongside other Arts and Humanities subjects.

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