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The Violin Player (2016)

The Violin Player is the story of one day in the life of a Bollywood session violinist who finds expression in an unlikely place. The day unfolds to reveal startling truths about music, art, life and survival.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Adil Hussain ... The Stranger
Ritwick Chakraborty ... The Violin Player
Nayani Dixit Nayani Dixit ... The Actress
Sonam Stobgais Sonam Stobgais ... The Actor
Jayant Gadekar Jayant Gadekar ... The Newspaper Man
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The Violin Player is the story of one day in the life of a Bollywood session violinist who finds expression in an unlikely place. The day unfolds to reveal startling truths about music, art, life and survival.

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Violinista See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Budget:

INR 20,000,000 (estimated)
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Little Lamb Films See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Music director Bhaskar Dutta is a full-time financial journalist. See more »

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Excellent, sublime, unsettling.
23 February 2017 | by info-946-485036See all my reviews

One of the best Indian films of 2016. I had started watching it without any expectation but got hooked onto it.India doesn't make films like these anymore. I had seen the director's first film Teenkahon earlier. This one is a far superior film in terms of craft and storytelling. The use of black screen, the monotonous pace of the film, the two possible endings all have a touch of a master storyteller. Could have been a little shorter but overall 10 out of 10.


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