Original Title : Ziprya
Language : Marathi
Country : India
Year : 2017
Runtime : 130 min
Director : Kedar Vaidya Venue: City Pride Kothrud
Screen: Screen 1
Showtime: 13th Jan 2018, 2.00 p.m. Venue: Mangla
Screen: Screen 4
Showtime: 15th Jan 2018, 5.30 p.m.
Asian film festival
The film tells story of Ziprya, a 17 year-old shoeshine boy from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest turnaround of his life. He loves his sister Leela immensely and cares a lot about his friends Aslam, Pombya, Narya, Damya and Ganjoo. They are all trying genuinely to survive the life by the way of bootpolish on the busy platforms of Mumbai local trains. But things become bad to worse when Mumbai enters the monsoon season, when people do not get their shoes shined. So endurance becomes much harder for Ziprya and his gang. In this arduous situation, normally youth drifts easily towards felony. So by harnessing the skills and leadership qualities, backed with the muscle of Narya, even Ziprya has every prospect of becoming a goon and a gang leader. But he chooses a different and difficult path to survive. ‘Ziprya’ is a life inspiring drama combined with thrills and twists that have a roller coaster effect, and edge of the seat excitement.