Synopsis: Set in present day New Delhi, Gulmohar tracks the final four days, leading up to the festival of Holi, of the Batra family as they pack their belongings to move out of their thirty-four year old family home. Amid the chaos of packing up the house, the film interweaves individual storylines of various members of this house, portraying their interpersonal relationships as secrets from the past unfold amidst tensions in the present and uncertainties of the future. The film serves as a love song to the times that we are living in today and creating for tomorrow, exploring the meaning of family and home — the only two things that have always mattered, more so now than ever.
Directors Bio: Rahul V. Chittella is an independent film director, writer and producer. He was the creative and producing partner with filmmaker Mira Nair for films like ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’, ‘Words with God’, ‘Nafas’, ‘Queen of Katwe’, ‘A Suitable Boy’ and one of producers for ‘Monsoon Wedding Musical’ (2022). His film ‘Azaad’ won several accolades and awards.
Producer: Producer 1 : Star Studios is a leading India-based movie production and distribution company and a division of STAR India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Disney Group. Producer 2 : Established in 2019, Chalkboard Entertainment, led by Vikesh Bhutani and Shujaat Saudagar, produces engaging films and series. Producer 3 : Autonomous Works is an independent creative studio founded by Rahul V. Chittella and Gitika Aggarwal. The independent studio produces film, tv and audio narratives.