samanth-mahajanThe Borderlands: Documentary directed by IIT-KGP alumnus, Samarth Mahajan ('14)

Firstpost (April 2019)

The Borderlands, an upcoming documentary film by Samarth Mahajan ('14), attempts to tell stories from the areas which line India's frontiers--stories which are left out of the mainstream narrative, or presented largely through the lens of the army, war or nationalism. In this series, Firstpost follows Mahajan and his team as they travel across India, presenting snippets from people's lives.

In Part 1, stories from the North-Western frontier.

"Cycle, YAAD aundi ae yaar (Mate, I remember the cycles)," says 90-year-old Jattu Ji from Ferozepur. He's describing his love for cycling to the Hussainiwala border, to watch a toned-down version of the Wagah border retreat ceremony. (Read More)