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Presented by Anurag Kashyap

Featuring Nimisha Nair & Sarah Hashmi

Writer-Director: Ambarien Alqadar

Producers: Anurag Kashyap, Ranjan Singh, Ambarien Alqadar, Neeraj Churi

Layla goes to a beauty salon in the narrow lanes of a Muslim neighborhood in New Delhi against the approval of her older brother. At the salon she meets Nasrine who invites her to a secret dance party. As Layla gets closer to Nasrine at her first ever dance party, her brother catches her and shames her for being 'stray'. As she musters the courage to break her silence, she realizes she has superpowers.

DIRECTOR'S STATEMENT: My mother's beauty salon in our closely knit neighborhood in New Delhi, where I found myself spending several afternoons listening, observing, transgressing, making friends and laughing made me question why stories of joy and abandonment absent for Muslim women. This is my love letter to my neighborhood and New Delhi.

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Cinematographer: Prateek Pamecha

Production Designer: Samiyah Saud

Editor: Joydip Das

Sound Recordist: Vidhaat Raman

Stage: Post-Production

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