A Death in the Gunj is a coming of age story that centres around Shutu, our protagonist, and his conflicted ideas of masculinity. He finds himself navigating the blurred lines of what is accepted in society and questions his own space within the world. The everyday callousness of the adults around him contributes to his intense feelings of isolation despite being surrounded by his family. The emotional violence that we as a society inflict upon others unwittingly is what cumulatively leads to a kind of destruction that is irrevocable.
Did You Know?
Ranvir Shorey who plays the role of Vikram is the real ex-husband of the director Konkona Sen Sharma. See more
(At around 1h 33 mins), lip sync could be read as, "I'll be coming to Calcutta soon." But, the audio is, "But, I'll be coming to Cal soon." See more
You're so pretty. You could be a girl.
Performed by Promila Pradhan See more