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KAJOL MASHI: Story of migrant worker of Dharavi in the Corona period

Kajol Mashi

Migrant workers are those who help us in building our country. In lockdown times, they have suffered the most. The think tank of the country has always highlighted the plight of migrant workers.

Windows, one of the largest production houses in eastern India, has come forward to speak for himworkers with its fifth short film Kajol Mashi from the Lockdown Shorts series. Written by veteran director Nandita Roy, ‘Kajol Mashi’ is the story of a mother whose son is a migrant worker, living in Dharavi, Mumbai. Kajol Mashi highlights the plight of these neglected migrant workers; It is a matter of worry and grief that their families are struggling every day.

After ‘Shilpi’, Nandita Roy has written a human story with the message of extending her hand to help and help us in our time of need. Talented mother-son duo Khyali Dastirdar and Aditya Sengupta were the lead actors who have given exceptional performances in the film.

Aditya Sengupta made his acting debut with a film under the banner of Windows, named by Prajapati Biscuits. Both actors have done justice to their character. Khyali Dastidar has brought out the feelings that every family member of migrant workers are going through during this outbreak.

Kajol Mashi is not just about the plight of migrant laborers. It shows the relationship between domestic help and a young family member. Windows has consistently produced short films in its lockdown shorts stories that deal with social issues. Previous short films like Hing, Apple Tree, Roopakotha, Shilpi from the same production house have been praised for its rich content.

Vinay Kumar


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