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About Kaagaz Ki Kashti

Runtime: 120 minutes

Language: Hindi

Genre: Documentary

Kaagaz Ki Kashti traces the life journey of a down-to-earth, small-town boy, who made it big by breaking through the norms and revolutionising the Ghazal scenario, by texturing traditional Ghazal singing with western instrumentation and making it simple and hummable, enticing new listeners into becoming Ghazal fans. Tracing three converging tracks … the struggle and stardom in his musical career, the love & loss in his personal life and the scope and limitations in the music scenario of the times.

Cast: Chitra Singh, Gulzar, Mahesh Bhatt, Subhash Ghai, Ustaad Zakir Hussain, Pankaj Udhas, Ghulam Ali, Roop Kumar Rathod, Anup Jalota, Talat Aziz, Ameesha Patel, Sunil Gavaskar, Geeta Prem, Kartar Singh, Salim Arif, Shamir Tandon, Shekhar Sen, Deepak Khazanchi, Pt Ronu Majumdar, Abhinav Upadhayay, Deepak Pandit, Kuldeep Desai, Raja Sehgal and many more …

Director: Brahmanand S Siingh

Brahmanand S Siingh is an award-winning filmmaker (producer-director) and writer based out of Mumbai. His National-Award winning (among many other awards and accolades) feature-length documentary on RD Burman, Pancham Unmixed: Mujhe Chalte Jaana Hai, continues to enjoy an amazing sweeping critical and popular acclaim across viewing platforms. Ragpickers; Uncaging the Body (Apsara Award for Best Short Film, 2003-2004); A Burden of Love (on Alzheimer’s disease); Ashgari Bai (on an octogenarian legendary dhrupad singer) and a whole lot of other short, corporate and documentary films have also drawn great response, noted for its sensitivity, authenticity and engaging quality.