Wide Eye Film

Prisoner No. 626710 is Present (Kaidi No. 626710 Haazir Hai)

(60 min; India/Germany; 2024)
In Hindi and English, with English subtitles


Prisoner No. 626710 waits interminably for a bail hearing in court...
Meanwhile, two friends who await his release, reminisce and discuss the events and the circumstances that led to his arrest...


With the participation of Banojyotsna Lahiri and Shuddhabrata Sengupta
Camera: Amit Mahanti
Location sound and Audio post-production: Lohit Bhalla
Editing: Rikhav Desai
Additional camera and editing: Lalit Vachani
Archival Research: Alishan Jafri, Atul Anand, Niyati Sharma
Produced by Srirupa Roy and Lalit Vachani

Directed by Lalit Vachani
A Wide Eye Film, 2024

A CeMIS and ICAS:MP co-production

Forthcoming World Premiere: International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK); July 2024.
Official Selection, Long Documentary Competition


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