Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid

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  • Movie Director: Nila Madhab Panda
  • Cast and Crew: Harish Chabbra, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Parvin Dabbas
  • Releasing Date: 31 August 2012
  • Music Composers: Midival Punditz / Deepak Pandit
  • Production House: Ultra Media and Entertainment
  • Fun Fact: Jalpari was submitted as a direct entry to the Oscars in 2012.
  • Why it Made News: The film premiered at Marche du Cannes film festival in 2012 and won MIP Junior Kids Jury Award.

Shreya and Sam visit their father’s village for the first time, imagining the place to be right out of a fairytale with streams, lakes and grasslands. However they are met with dusty alleys and dried up ponds. Shreya and Sam go through adventures and misadventures of mysterious stories. Shreya unearths the secret that the village kills the girl child before they are born and blame the witch.

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