What if!!

The short film ‘Hota toh !!’ ( What if !! ) begins as a conversation between two friends who are heading home on a Mumbai Local after a long day. As the train moves forward, a playful conversation slips into things that remain too deep for words.

  • Keroscene Films
    Production House
  • Aparna Ganesh
  • Rajesh Saathi & Aparna Ganesh
  • Harshbir Singh Phull
    Director Of Photography
  • Harish Nambiar
  • Ankita Malhotra
  • Vinamra Pancharia & Waris Ahmed Zaidi
    Key Cast
  • Vishal Bajaj
    Line Producer
  • Sadiq Shaikh and Sachin Chendurkar
    Post Production
  • Aparna Ganesh
    Offline Editor
  • Pranay Shedge
    Online Editor
  • Bashab Bhattacharjee (Acoustrikes)
    Sound Engineer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Hota Toh!!
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2017
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Director Biography - Aparna Ganesh


TV Commercials and Branded Content
1. Indigo Deli Food Films ( Director, Editor)
2. Indigo Deli Music Video ( Director )
3. Bajaj 'V' 'Sons of Vikrant' Documentary (Associate director)
4. Dettol Mamaji - TVC (Director)
5. Bajaj Pulsar NS200 'Nakedwolves' ( Director)
6. Camlin Colours of Motherhood ( Director , Editor)
7. Ultratech TVC ( Associate Director)

Feature & short films
1. 5 Star by Madras Talkies (Assistant Director)
2. Nishaad by Shajikarun (Assistant Camera person to Hari Nair )
3. Hota Toh by Keroscene Films (Director)

Television ( Promotional campaigns and Content )
Star One

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Director Statement

Aparna Ganesh is a filmmaker, artist and a yoga practitioner living in Mumbai. The city of Mumbai is at the heart of Aparna’s artistic explorations and her works are a conversation on life itself. Her themes are often a moment in life of those who find solace in the quiet.