From ‘Railway Aunty’ to B.A. Pass

There is a new film in India which is making waves, or at least, grabbing headlines due its adult theme and bold treatment.

Based on Mohan Sikka’s short story The Railway Aunty, B.A. Pass has been screened at prestigious film festivals, including Montreal World Film Festival, New York Indian Film Festival, Imagine India Film Festival in Spain, and Jeonju-South Korea.

Directed by Ajay Bahl, the movie on male prostitution features actors Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal. It released on Friday.

The film has been presented and distributed by Bharat Shah. Rs. 2 crore reportedly went into the making of the film, and Rs. 1.5 crore was spent on marketing it.

More on the film here

Read Mohan Sikka’s story here