Switch Off

In the Fictional world there is extraordinary amount of attractions and distractions .When someone starts living in a fantasy world his tie with the real world starts Splintering
The cyber world is a fantasy world. Today’s youngsters is hooked up with their cyber friends like facebook , Twitter, Hike, Whats app and various Messengers .They are almost lost inn cyber world. Urge to say , such youngsters are in congregation of their cyber world friends but , their feelings and emotions are not connected with anyone in real world.
In our film “SWITCH OFF “ Anshu is the name of a guy who is a victim of phone addiction.
He seeks Happiness in the fantasy world of cyber, but due to overtime he spent alone , he slowly goes into Depression.
When his loneliness starts torturing him and he totally splinters from real world , then he realised his mistake of getting addicted to phone and cyber world.

  • Ram Prasad Mandal
    Director
    Director
  • Ram Prasad Mandal
    Writer
    Writer
  • Ram Prasad Mandal
    Story,Screenplay,Dialouge
  • Ravinder Dhaka Telefilms
    Production House
    Production House
  • Ravinder Dhaka
    Producer
    Producer
  • Amit Dutt
    Co-Producer
  • Durgesh Vishwakarma
    Music DIrector
  • Vicky Singh
    Editor
  • Ravikant Reddy
    Cinematographer
  • Ravinder Dhaka
    Key Cast
    “Anshu”
  • Jiya sharma
    Key Cast
    “Dimpy”
  • Menka H
    Key Cast
    “Mother”
  • Dalip Gulati
    Key Cast
    “Father”
  • Smriti Mala
    Key Cast
    “Sister”
  • Rahul Deo
    Associate Director
  • Sachin Kumar
    Assistant DIrector
  • Smriti Mala
    Assistant DIrector
  • Avinash
    Assistant DIrector
  • Manoj Kumar
    Assistant DIrector
  • Aaman Saini
    Rappper
  • Audio Lab
    Post Production
  • Raj Kumar Ganayarapu
    DI Colourist
  • Mahesh
    Assistant Editor
  • Munna Poojary
    Sound Engineer
  • Jaspreet Kaur
    Sound Recordist
  • Raman Thakur
    Other Cast
    Football Player
  • Rachit Dhaka
    Other Cast
  • Raj Giri
    Production
    Mumbai
  • Anil Ojha
    Production
    Mumbai
  • Rachit Dhaka
    Production
    Delhi
  • Raman Thakur
    Production
    Delhi
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    Full HD (1920*1080)
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Los Angeles Film Fest
    los angeles
    United States
    Semi-Finalist
  • Hollywood Screening film festival
    California
    United States
    Semi- Finalist
  • Ichill International Film Festival
    Manila
    Philippines
    January 27, 2017
    Best Film- Finalist
  • Canada,s World International Film Festival
    Quebec
    Canada
    February 17, 2017
    Best Asian Film
  • Filmsaaz international film festival
    Aligarh
    India
    February 24, 2017
    Official Selection
  • International Children Film Festival
    Lucknow
    India
    April 9, 2017
  • Pune Short Film Festival
    Pune
    India
  • Twin Lion International Short Film Festival
    Bengluru
    India
    Official Selection
  • Caribbean Film Festival

    Bahamas
    Semi Finalist
  • Ouarzazaete International Film Festival.
    Ouarzazaete
    Morocco
    Official Selection
  • Kaohsiung International Film Festival
    Kaohsiung
    Taiwan
    Official Selection
  • Cardiff International Film Festival
    Wales
    United Kingdom
    October 10, 2017
    Uk Premier
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Ravinder Dhaka Telefilms
    Country: India
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Ram Prasad Mandal

Ram Prasad Mandal born at small village of Jharkhand, his father Teklal Mandal is a farmer, his Mother Sarswati Devi is a house wife.
He did graduation in History (hons) from R.S.P College Jharia, Dhanbad.He used to write story and poetry from childhood.
In 2008 he moved to Delhi for his dream. He did theater and street plays in Delhi. He has written a Novel and Study about Cinema.In 2010 he moved to Mumbai and started working as an assistant director in films and T.V Serials.He has been working since seven years in Bollywood with different Production company.
In 2016 he has written & Directed Three Short Films.
1. Beggars, 2. Dada ji ki diary, 3.Switch off.
All three films have been selected in 50 International film Festivals. He got best Childrens film Award for Beggars film. And Best Asian Film Award for Switch off film. Ram Prasad Mandal was invited by Al - Nahj International film festival (Iraq) to represent young film makers.

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Director Statement

Looking at today’s teenager i feel like they are not using phone but Phone is using them . For few days if we keep someone’s phone . surely one will show the symptoms of Depression.
Teenage of a decade ago spends their time with Family, Friends or in creative work but , today’s teenager wastes their time in phone .Even today,s relations depends on few calls and few messages which are no longer strong than ever.
Their is only one Objective behind making of Switch Off , just to remind people do not waste your precious time on phone because since it arrives will never return ever.