H ot on the heels of its world premiere at Mumbai Film Festival, Geethu Mohandas’ debut feature Liar’s Dice has been selected for Sundance Film Festival 2014.
Before donning the director’s hat, Mohandas has acted in twenty seven Malayalam films over more than three decades. She started out as a child actor when she was five years old.
Her film Liar’s Dice follows a woman and her child on a journey in search for the child’s missing father. Produced by Jar Pictures, the film features Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Geetanjali Thapa and Manya Gupta.
In conversation with Geethu Mohandas:
You are a well-known actress in the South. How did this transition to a filmmaker occur?
Even when I was an actor, I was not only interested in acting, I was interested in cinema. I am so passionate about cinema that it is a totality for me.