A family drama about an Indian American family struggling to find the balance between the traditional Indian values of the parents and of the kids who are raised in the American culture. This struggle of cultural identity leads to conflicts causing Ajay and his Gudiyaa (as he lovingly calls his daughter, Roshni) to take tough decisions in situations that lead to strong consequences in her life.

  • Prerna Saraff Chauhan
  • Peter Waqar Gill
  • Prerna Saraff Chauhan
  • Manish Chauhan
  • Amruta Panth
    Key Cast
  • Uday Krishna
    Key Cast
  • Sangeeta Agarwal
    Key Cast
    5'o clock shadow
  • Sri Mirajkar
    Key Cast
    5'o clock shadow
  • Chetna Gola
    Key Cast
  • Fatima Razi
    Key Cast
  • Eesha Chauhan
    Key Cast
    Cocktail Diaries
  • Shweta Shankar
    Key Cast
  • Trevor Grote
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    26 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Pune Short Film Festival
    June 8, 2019
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Manish Chauhan
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Prerna Saraff Chauhan, Peter Waqar Gill

Prerna is an entrepreneur who grew up in Northern Virginia and provides Talent Acquisition and Employment Branding services to the Department of Defense as well as the small to mid-size government contracting firms in the DC Metro Area.
Prerna is a co-founder of Take A Stand Films and has always been acting as well as becoming a filmmaker.
As a woman of color and a mother of two lovely daughters, social causes are especially close to her heart and she aims to create films that address issues that are relevant in the community.

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Director Statement

If our film can help even one person say “so what if people will talk, we don’t care log kya kahenge” we have done our job.
Yes this topic has been done many times before however, ours shows the change in the father’s perspective which is usually missing in such scenarios. Thanks for watching!