Off Duty

A hijab wearing woman is the victim of mistaken identity on her day off thanks to a pregnant homeless woman who attracts the wrong kind of cop.

  • Shetal Shah
    United Nations, Python/Aquarius Productions, SONY Music, Rawkus Records, ARY TV.
  • Shetal Shah, Aizzah Fatima
    Shetal: United Nations, Python/Aquarius Productions, SONY Music, Rawkus Records, ARY TV. Aizzah: short films Doff Thy Name and Stuff with Annette O’Toole.
  • Shetal Shah, Aizzah Fatima
    Shetal: United Nations, CBS (The Early Show), Python/Aquarius Productions, SONY Music, Rawkus Records, ARY TV. Aizzah: Horror Time with James Franco, American.ish (post-production).
  • Aizzah Fatima
    Key Cast
    "Sergeant Adeelah Ayoub"
    Mr. Robot (USA Network), High Maintenance (HBO), The Good Wife (CBS), The Code (CBS), Patrice O’Neal’s Guide to White People (Comedy Central pilot), and Matae Jaan (HUM TV, Pakistan).
  • Ben Mehl
    Key Cast
    "Officer Egerton"
    The Good Wife (CBS), Viral Beauty, The Fly Room.
  • Mel House
    Key Cast
    Rescue Me (FX Networks), One Life To Live (ABC), Marina, Break Like You.
  • Shetal Shah
    Key Cast
    VH1 Denmark (MTV Networks Europe), The Daily Show (Comedy Central), Loins of Punjab Presents, American.ish, Arya.
  • Elisabeth A. Furtado
    Key Cast
    Law & Order:SVU (NBC), Law & Order:CI (NBC), Rescue Me (FX Networks), 30 Rock (NBC), The Accidental Husband, White Alligator.
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  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Shetal Shah

Shetal Shah has worked at The Early Show (CBS), The United Nations and Blacksides, Inc. She was the co-creator and host of the show, InScene, for ARY TV. She got her start as a director and producer with Python/Aquarius Productions where she honed her skills creating music videos and commercials. As an actor, Shetal is an award-winning actress and Maggie Flanigan Studios/LAByrinth Theater Master Class graduate. Favorite Film and TV credits include: Arya (2005 SAMA, Best Actress), Loins of Punjab Presents, The Daily Show, and VH1 Denmark. Favorite theatre credits include: Truth Be Told (EST), Acquittal (Theatre Row), and select readings with Second Stage Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, Intar Theatre, and the Indo-American Arts Council. Shetal is also a performance poet, having performed at Lincoln Center, Nuyorican Poets Café, and the Bowery Poetry Club.

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