Tiffin

A Muslim girl, Fatima, is weighed down by alienation from her friends when an empty lunchbox inspires hope in her life.

  • Talat Shakeel
    Director
  • Talat Shakeel
    Writer
  • Tulika Kumari
    Writer
  • Ghania Siddique
    Producer
  • Ashique Saira Shahir
    Cinematographer
  • Faisal Saleem
    Cinematographer
  • Mohammed Fibin
    Sound designer
  • Vimal Nazar
    Original Background Score
  • Reneesh Bashir
    Original Background Score
  • Nabina Chakraborty
    Camera and Continuity Assistant
  • Natasha Ranganath
    Animation
  • Mannat Bhandari
    Key Cast
  • Disha Prakash
    Key Cast
  • Anandita Sen
    Key Cast
  • Sreejani Chakraborty
    Key Cast
  • Khusheel Yadav
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 17, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Cineshorts Premier
    Mumbai
    January 31, 2020
  • White wall film screenings
    Mumbai
    February 11, 2020
  • Ghatokutch screening
    Delhi
    December 27, 2019
  • 9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival
    Kolkata
    India
    July 19, 2020
    Special Festival Mention
  • Yellow International Film Festival
    New Delhi
    India
    February 29, 2020
  • Make the cut short Film competition
    New Delhi
    India
    March 4, 2020
    Best Film
  • Beta movement students’ international short film festival
    New Delhi
    India
    March 12, 2020
    Best Short Film
Director Biography - Talat Shakeel

Graduated in MA Mass Communication from AJK MCRC Jamia Millia Islamia.
Filmmaker, screenwriter and Sound Designer

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Director Statement

Talat Shakeel is a filmmaker based in Agra , Uttar Pradesh. Talat worked as a producer and sound designer on a documentary " Hotel Naaz " which gets nominated in South Asian Film festival 2019. She did her master in mass communication from AJKMCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia. Recently, she also contributed as a sound designer for a video portrait "Humjinns". Talat enjoys writing and did screenwriting for her college projects. "Tiffin " is her first short film as a director and writer.