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About KISS

Runtime: 15 minutes

Language: English

At a preview theatre, a young filmmaker waits in the hope of getting his new sci-fi drama certified with ‘no cuts’ by the conservative men of the Indian Censor Board.

The board finds a particular kissing scene in the film beyond the duration stipulated by official, orthodox rules. As the filmmaker and board members argue over the length of the kiss, the laws of physics disintegrate around them.

Cast: Sam / Young Sam: Adarsh Gourav Salil Aabid: & Young Salil: Swanand Kirkire Ramesh Chauhan: Shubhrajyoti Barat Rehan Aslam: Chetan Sharma

Past Screenings:

Official Selection New York Indian Film Festival 2022

Official Selection in Focus Shorts Mumbai Film Festival 2022

Director: Varun Grover

Varun Grover is a screenplay writer, standup comedian, and poet based in Mumbai, India. Masaan (2015), his debut feature as a screenplay writer, played in Un Certain Regard section at 68th Cannes Film Festival and went on to win FIPRESCI Jury as well as Promising Future prizes in the section.

He is the lead writer and Executive Producer of Netflix India’s critically acclaimed first original series, Sacred Games (2018 – 2019).