Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Debutante filmmaker Kaustav Narayan Niyogi, who is debuting with “Cabaret” which features Richa Chadda in the lead role, says this film is a tribute to the courage of Indian women.
“‘Cabaret’ is a story of a girl who begins her journey from a small village in Jharkhand. Something very traumatic happens to her in the village and then she comes to Mumbai in search of work and she is on the run.”
“‘Cabaret’ is a tribute to the courage of Indian women. I have lot of respect to women who are struggling and who come from various parts of the country for their livelihood. This is a journey of a bold and courageous woman,” Niyogi told IANS.
Produced by Pooja Bhatt, the film features Richa Chadda, Gulshan Devaiah and S. Sreesanth.
Niyogi gives credit to Pooja for motivating him to try direction in films.
“The credit goes to Pooja Bhatt. I am from the ad world and she always used to tell me that there is a story teller in me and I should direct someday. She kept telling and finally I decided to take the plunge,” he said.