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"Ukirdyach Gharat"(The nest of the midden)

The Nest of the Midden
The story of Hari, a boy who lives on the scum of a locust, innocently dreams of going on a trip. After her husband's premature death due to alcoholism, Devaki, Hari's mother, sends her son to school with the insistence that 'Kach-Yatun Aapana Ati Vachawa'. Then Hari goes to this school and starts dreaming about the school trip, which is difficult for him. He knows that his mother is like any other parent. He will not be able to pamper his trip. So he is with his mother on holidays.
He goes to pick up the garbage and saves the money for the trip. On the basis of this pretense, he makes the teachers to take their name in the trip list. But the teacher keeps failing to pay the trip fee every now and then. Due to which, in the eyes of the teacher, Hari who fails to pay for the trip is guilty.
An attempt has been made to unravel the story of the neglected and exploited inner life of the nomads living outside the village even today on the inscriptions on the inscription

  • Deepak Vishwanatth Pawar
  • Deepak Vishwanatth Pawar
  • Deepak Vishwanatth Pawar
  • Sanskar Sunil Pawar
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  • Project Title (Original Language):
    "उकिरड्याचं घरटं"
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    29 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 8, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    2,015 USD
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Director Biography - Deepak Vishwanatth Pawar

Director-writer Deepak Vishwanath Pawar's first short film is 'The Nest of the Midden'. He was born in a village like Shirala, District Sangli (Maharashtra), in a very ordinary family with no film background. A little older, he spent a lot of time watching classic and contemporary films, which eventually shaped his artistic sensibilities as an actor, screenwriter and as a director. As director-writer, his short film 'The Nest of the Midden'' has won many awards from various national and international film festivals across the country, including the best director and writer, best film, best child artist, including Best Actress.

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Director Statement

A group of garbage collectors lead a hard life outside the village. The lives of these people are being ignored by the system. Attempts to bring marginalized groups into the mainstream