It is a reality that the director masterfully translates into a stunning visual on-screen. When she's traveling to the city from her village, Ratna fetches a set of glossy green bangles from her purse and puts them on with the hint of a smile on her face. In addition to this, the other women who have the same class privileges as Ashwin—Sabina (Ashwin’s fiancée), Ashwin’s friends and his mother—are shown in a negative light. This is mid-March, a time when India was a different place and masks were worn by vigilantes and Delhi residents. There’s not much to suggest otherwise. It doesn’t matter what gender or age – could be a fucking five-year-old. Tillotama Shome's Ratna is an ambitious small-town girl who begins a new life as a live-in maid in the house of the city-dwelling son of a wealthy family. The Hindi film explores the slowly brewing love story between Ratna (Tillotama Shome), a widowed domestic worker, and her rich employer, Ashwin (Vivek Gomber). I’ll be happy that if at the end of this journey, when I am 75 or 90, I was creating work that was important.”, Top image courtesy: Jim Sarbh / Zoo Entertainment 2020, 5 Ranveer Singh movies releasing in 2021 that proves the year belongs to him, Beyond Ferraris and private jets, these are the 3 most exquisite things from Adar Poonawalla’s personal life. Undoubtedly, Gera has made an exemplary film with finesse. Although the audience is already aware of the differences, multiple instances in the film further explicitly display it on-screen. Find the perfect Vivek Gomber stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. That period stretched to a year, but it didn’t bother the to-be producer. “I was also growing up, I was 30-something. Sir had an initial release at the Cannes Film Festival followed by theatrical release in European countries in 2018. Vivek Gomber on being the lead in Sir, producing independent cinema, and meeting Alfonso Cuaron. His mother Meena, a High Court judge in Rajasthan, juggled career and motherhood, while Gomber shuttled between the two countries based on school schedules. These years have been filled with auditions, a segue into production, at least one unfulfilled project, lots of hope, learning, personal losses and, sometimes, just waiting. The last few lockdown months have seen some activity, primarily dubbing for Nair’s mini-series from home using a production company-delivered sanitised mike. The actor and producer is kicking off September in high gear with a film, The Disciple, in competition at the prestigious Venice International Film Festival. To this, she says that it matters to her. The dialogue hits hard because it not only highlights the differences between them but is also a reminder of how widows have been reduced as negligible beings in the societal structure for centuries. Sir is front lined by Tillotama Shome and Vivek Gomber, who can be seen playing the parts of Ratna and Ashwin respectively. Enjoy a true cinematic experience with the latest new releases, premium subscription services and range of thematic channels for free, including Movies, Euronews, Kids TV, Viki, Documentaries and Rakuten Stories, a channel that embodies Rakuten TV´s original and exclusive content. In another scene, he holds Ratna’s hand and leans in to kiss her. The power dynamic between the two is always skewed and he has the edge. Penguin Bloom. The ambitious driver for a rich Indian family uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and become an entrepreneur. “Where am I in my career?” Gomber muses. The basic synopsis is that an aged folk singer and ‘people’s poet’ is arrested mid gig by the Mumbai police. It’s scenic gondola rides and a gourmet lunch or dinner at what feels like the top of the world. “I’m 41. He is a picture of nervous energy – or maybe it’s adrenalin – as he fidgets continuously, plucking and pulling at his white round neck T-shirt and his socks. Get the latest on Vivek Gomber on Fandango. Vivek Gomber is known for The Disciple(2020) ,Balekempa and Sir(2020). She has shot this drama [it is her first attempt at feature film] in her style as a documentary filmmaker, compelling the audience to introspect without being aggressive. Vira Sathidar Vivek Gomber Geetanjali Kulkarni Pradeep Joshi Shirish Pawar Usha Bane. Hollywood agency ICM Partners has come on board Rohena Gera’s festival favorite “Sir” and will represent it for sales in Anglophone markets U.S., U.K. and Australia, among other t… Based on the bestselling novel. These incidents reveal how the class divide takes away the dignity of people, with the privileged lot being dismissive of other people's realities. He wipes his eyes and looks into the inanimate screen. Vivek Gomber Competing for the Camera D’Or, Sir revolves around Ratna (Shome), who works as a domestic live-in help for Ashwin (Gomber), a man from a wealthy family in South Mumbai. Filmmaker Rohena Gera's romantic-drama "Sir", starring Tillotama Shome and Vivek Gomber, is set to release theatrically on November 13. “If my family ever gets to know what transpired between us, my brother-in-law will drag me back to the village and chain me to a corner,” she tells Ashwin while asking him to forget the moment where the boundaries in their hearts ceased to exist before being jerked into reality by the blaring ring of the telephone. They don't have conversations where they are on an equal footing and yet, we're meant to believe that their love is true. “The stress in these four years [while making the film] has been huge.”. The film plays out like a poem, exploring the impossible and often moving dreams of two people whose love will likely remain unrequited. Vivek Gomber and Shahani Goswami in Mira Nair's A Suitable Boy, “That’s how you know how good or bad you are…” he says. Ratna’s space is cramped and dim in contrast to the rest of the apartment inhabited by Ashwin even though they live under the same roof. Your job as an actor is to serve the script and the director’s vision.”, It’s the 2015 National Award-winning Court, produced by their company Zoo Entertainment, which still – or at least leading up to Venice – defines Vivek Gomber. Ratna’s dreams are big but she encounters social and economic roadblocks at every step. ‘Sir’ is special. His Bandra home, with white tile flooring and large windows offering a view of the sea, is deliberately sparsely furnished. However, there’s more to it than what just meets the [critical] eye, and these issues need to be thrashed out too. Basing the film in Mumbai, the city of dreams where multi-dollar sky-scrapers are built right next to the slums, the film moves away from a Disney princess prototype film of happily-ever-afters. In her absence. A delicately observed study of class differences in Indian society, “ Sir ” stars Tillotama Shome as a domestic live-in help with Vivek Gomber, a man from a wealthy family who seems to have it all, but is somewhat lost. When he asks her out, he enters her room without her permission again and sits extremely close. Watch all you want for free. Ratna is a lively woman but she dreads going back to her village in the interiors of Maharashtra and living a shackled life. FEEL YOU UP! He cannot reveal much about his two releases, A Suitable Boy and Bombay Begums, though he plays husband to Shahana Goswami’s characters in both. Sir released on Over-the-Top platform Netflix on January 9, and much has been written about the film since. He enters the room and looks at her [Ratna] belongings. Starring Vivek Gomber and Tillotama Shome, the film follows the lives of Ratna and Ashwin. This led to auditions, jobs in a few plays and films like The President Is Coming and television serials like Astitva Ek Prem Kahani. As their worlds collide and the two individuals connect, the barriers between them seem only more insurmountable. If Court got the accolades, Vivek Gomber took a blow with his next production, the Kannada film Balekempa, which was withdrawn from the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) film festival in October 2018, after director Ere Gowda faced charges of sexual harassment. He is taken before a judge where he finds that he is charged with abetting the suicide of a sewerage worker by performing in a slum. Tamhane was in a “nimble stage in life” when Gomber gave him a stipend to spend six months on the script. Although Ashwin seems to have it all, Ratna can sense that he has given up on his dreams and is somewhat lost. He’d already met Tamhane a few years earlier, and was cast in his play Grey Elephants In Denmark. For this role, he gained 17 kgs of weight and studied many lawyer’s personalities to get into the character. Is it not indicative of the skewed distribution of power? Ratna always wears the cloak of invisibility around her employer (Ashwin), concurrently tending to him. … Ends Aug. 16. While in the former, a period drama, he is someone who does not see the promise of a new India without the British, in the latter, set in the world of banking, he forms the emotional chapter to Goswami’s struggles with ambition, insecurities and growth. I believed in him [Tamhane].”, “We’ve been together 10-11 years now. The Disciple, set in the world of classical music, will be in competition at this month’s Venice International Film Festival. 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