Winner of the FIPRESCI prize at Cannes, Masaan is an impressive debut from Indian filmmaker, Neeraj Ghaywan. Modern day Varanasi plays backdrop to converging love stories that challenge India’s sexual and caste traditions, to dire consequence. With strong, sharp performances and spectacular imagery, Masaan is a revelatory and bold film, and a must-see for film afficianados.
Neeraj Ghaywan is an award winning director. He was born and brought up in Hyderabad, India. He started his professional career as an assistant director for the film 'Gangs of Wassepur' under director Anurag Kashyap. He was also second unit director of Film 'Ugly'. He also made few short films, however he tasted his first big success in his directorial movie 'Masaan' which won many accolades and bagged two awards in Cannes Film Festival and was critically acclaimed movie of 2015.