Himachali short film, "Pashi", has received five nominations at the World Music & Independent Film Festival.
Directed by Shimla-based independent director Siddharth Chauhan, the film has been nominated in categories including - Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.
"This one is special because I have received three nominations at an international film festival for the first time in my career! I am extremely happy to know that my hard work is being recognised..." Chauhan said in a release.
He has also penned the screenplay and is a co- cinematographer with Yashwant Kumar Sharma on the film.
Set in a traditional village of HP, "Pashi" (Pahari word for trap) is an unusual love story, which unfolds when a visitor arrives and meets his neighbour after years.
A young boy simultaneously learns about the technique of trapping birds from his wicked grandmother and begins practising it.
The festival will be held from January 29 to February 3 at Washington D C.
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