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Short film 'Raaya' to represent India at Cannes

IANS  |  Cannes 

"Raaya", a short film about an autistic 7-year-old child, has been selected for screening in Short Film Corner at the ongoing Film Festival 2018.

Based on true events, the film explores the struggles of a little girl as she goes through a slew of therapies until a hypnotherapist walks into her life.

Produced by and written by hypnotherapist Richa Agarwal, the film is set to be exhibited at the Film Festival on Friday.

"It is indeed an honour and great motivation for to be representing at I am especially delighted that this movie serves a noble cause and takes the hope and optimism forward for parents of autistic children globally," Gupta said in a statement.

He intends to make more of such films which expose the viewers to an eye-opening perspective about subjects which still hold stigma in our ever-evolving society.

Directed by Nitin Shingal, "Raaya" has also been shortlisted at in and

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 17:26 IST
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