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About Vaarasa

Runtime: 15 minutes

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

RAHUL PAGARE, a young poor Dalit boy, after the demise of his father as a sewage worker, fails to find a respectable job to support the family financially. He finds himself stuck betweenhis sister SHEETAL’sanger for not being bothered of family’s financial problems on one side, and his own ideals on the other. Ultimately, Rahul finds himself in a spot of making the final call, as he struggles with his belief in Ambedkar’s call of ‘Educate, Organise, Agitate’.


First Runner Up, Kala Ghoda Arts Short Film Festival, Delhi

Director: Shreyas Chougule

Shreyas Chougule is an Actor, writer, director and theater enthusiast. He has done experimental and commercial theater in Pune for 5 years after which he has studied Film-Making from Seameduschool of Media, Pune. He has written four short films and directed one.