Melancholy - An Inspirational Short Movie on Depression

Runa is a graduate girl facing issues from her family and boyfriend as she has recently lost her job and she is continuously getting rejected from all firms for a new job. Her boyfriend is too fed up with her continuously getting rejected for a job as she is getting pressurized for marriage by both families of her and her boyfriend while she wants to live an independent life. Because of such situations, she moves into a phase of depression and anxiety. Luckily, her best friend always keeps a check on Runa's life. So will Reetuza manage to rescue her friend and develop a positive attitude?
When someone suffers from a health issue they talk to parents but when they suffer from mental issues they have no one to talk to. In such situations, a best friend is the best healer. People have an exceptional characteristic of sharing things with friends that they can't share with parents. Reetuza willingly understands the situation of Runa and takes a stand for her. She describes her the memories of their friendship and how she had a life before her boyfriend existed. She motivates her through beautiful examples of her childhood and changes her emotions to a positive perspective about her life.

  • Sudip Kumar Das
    Director
  • Sudip Kumar Das
    Writer
  • Reetuza Mishra
    Writer
  • Sudip Kumar Das
    Producer
  • Reetuza Mishra
    Key Cast
    "Reetuza"
  • Runa Das
    Key Cast
    "Runa"
  • Neha Nikita Bari
    Key Cast
    "Teacher"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 13, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Kolhan University
Director Biography - Sudip Kumar Das

Sudip is a 21-year-old young director who runs an NGO and aims at mental health and environmental issues. He has seen his friends giving up on life because of mental health issues that bring suicidal thoughts. He aims to develop awareness about mental health through films and awareness campaigns. He is an undergraduate student and currently residing in Chaibasa.

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Director Statement

When someone suffers from a health issue they talk to parents but when they suffer from mental issues they have no one to talk to. In such situations, a best friend is the best healer. People have an exceptional characteristic of sharing things with friends that they can't share with parents. Through this movie, I have tried to aware people of mental health situations and how to talk about them.