Khwab Chuune ki Khwahish - Documentary Film

A documentary film that juxtaposes the dreams & aspirations of young Muslim girls with their realities of a marginalized existence in the old city of Hyderabad, India. Winner of the C Saratchandra Film Fellowship Award at the 9th VIBGYOR International Short and Documentary Film Festival, Thrissur, Kerala, 2014.

Khwab Chuune Ki Khwahish (A Desire to Touch Dreams) juxtaposes the dreams & aspirations of young Muslim girls with their realities of a marginalized existence in the old city of Hyderabad, India.
 
The film talks about the commercial & sexual exploitation of young muslim girls, through the practice of child marriages to old/rich sheikhs from Arab countries.
 
It won the C Saratchandra Film Fellowship under `National' (Indian) category at the 9th VIBGYOR International Short and Documentary Film Festival, Thrissur, Kerala, 2014.
 
Camera & Direction by Sajana Jayaraj
Facilitation by Seema Kurup
 
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