Interview with Siddharth Chauhan, the director of the film “Amar Colony” and the actress Nimisha Nair, interviewer Dhanushka Gunathilake
"The film is about loneliness and it's about isolation which each of these characters are feeling." - Siddharth Chauhan
Meera is beautiful, pregnant and in search of some spice in her life. Mohit is young, idle, and lives next door with Devki, his abusive mother. Meera has a boring and absent husband. But wait to see what the guy is hiding. Her aunty Dunga is old and hopes to become immortal, her other half has a secret in his shop nobody knows about, except his young grandchild who is smarter than it seems. They all live in a dilapidated building called Amar Colony.
Siddharth Chauhan was born and brought up in the hills of Shimla, India. Through lack of opportunity Siddharth decided to grab the bull by the horns and make his own breaks. Driven by the need to create value, he takes pride in making films in his hometown and believes in telling stories which are local. A self-taught filmmaker, Siddharth has made all of his films in his hometown – generating employment and engagement for many local artists and film enthusiasts over the past few years. "Amar Colony" is his debut feature film. He is currently developing a few more scripts.