While shooting outside of Mumbai, the production unit generally consisted of a three-person crew, with each multi-tasking in various capacities. Through this period, Kabi's fragile state deterred him from taking on any additional acting or theatre work. He initially fears that his new kidney was the one stolen from Shankar. Archived from on 7 August 2011. There currently is no such assistance available for the visually impaired. In one of the scenes, the character Dr. When he is diagnosed with liver , his reluctance towards animal-tested medication is questioned and he must now depend on the people he's been fighting against — a path he refuses to take.
With a screenplay in hand, he set out to meet several producers — both independent and eminent. Mumbai: The New Indian Express. Ship of Theseus has got a very interesting problem of identity and change. The film also explores the intricacy of morality. Running time 143 minutes Country Language Ship of Theseus is a 2013 written and directed by , and produced by actor. To miss it would be tantamount to missing one of the finest Indian films of recent times. Gandhi and Kabi discussed the character in detail, and rehearsed for a few months, prior to principal photography.
It was released in India in July 2013, and was awarded Best Feature Film of 2013 at the Indian National Film Awards in 2014. Sohum Shah met Gandhi through a mutual friend, and was chosen for the role of Navin in the stockbroker story, along with his friend and ally, Sameer Khurana aka Mannu. It is a reference to an inventor from who modified a bicycle to turn it amphibious at the flip of a switch. Gandhi spent the year after that developing the screenplay. The job of a philosopher, he argues, is to help people find a way out of the cave.
With Aida Elkashef, Yogesh Shah, Faraz Khan, Hannan Youssef. On cinematographer Pankaj Kumar's suggestion, they developed the parallel story of a visually impaired photographer, who struggles with her revived sight following a cornea transplant. It is the moral dilemmas of all three protagonists that tie the seemingly disparate parts of the film together. The film depicts cornea, liver and kidney transplants. It is fearlessly contemporary, fearlessly un-noisy and utterly beautifully observed.
The following year, Aida assisted Anand with the casting of the film. The fictitious new channel is a nod to the , an autonomous institution that supports grassroots innovations. Ship of Theseus ends with the. Anand Gandhi has proved himself as a groundbreaking filmmaker. The philosopher Plato argues that human beings are imprisoned in the cave of their own existence, falsely believing the temporary as having permanence.
For the Stockholm shoot, Gandhi connected with Rupesh Tillu, a theatre and clown artist based in the city. Archived from on 10 July 2013. The idea that a human changes through a period of time bring us to the question of identity. Hong Kong International Film Festival. The character was subsequently re-written to accommodate her background and ethnicity.
Ship Of Theseus Official Facebook Page. It was here that he developed stories addressing the idea of the self, change and death. He soon learns of a case of involving an impoverished bricklayer, Shankar. Maitreya , an erudite monk, is part of a petition to ban in India. Go with lots of patience and you shall be rewarded with a 'life' time experience. He also played the role of Ajay, Navin's friend in Stockholm. Though the surgery is a success and Aaliya's vision is restored, she has trouble adjusting to her new found sense of sight and is dissatisfied with her resulting photography.
Download widely acclaimed Indian film Ship of Theseus. A young Indian stockbroker, Navin , has just received a. The film released in India on 19 July 2013. The monk's chant was written in , specifically for the film, in order to lend credibility to the fictitious religion that he follows, inspired from and. Archived from on 26 June 2013. Those who received his organs including Aaliya, Maitreya and Navin watch this short clip.