Pragya Kapoor’s ‘Maali’ film selected for Chicago South Asian Film Festival

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Film Producer Pragya Kapoor's film 'Maali' has been selected for the Chicago South Asian Film Festival.


  • Film producer Pragya Kapoor has a great inclination toward the environment. 
  • His environment-based film 'Maali' was screened at the Indian Film Festival - Melbourne on August 18 and is now officially a part of the Chicago South Asian Film Festival.

  • The film 'Maali' is based on the journey of a 16-year-old girl, Tulsi, from the serene mountains to the concrete jungle.

  • Seeing the life of the city, she falls into a state of depression and struggles feeling alone.

  • The film also portrays the state of mental health deprivation due to increasing urbanisation and endless destruction of nature.

  • The film, directed by Shiva C Shetty, was highly praised at IFFM for its realistic portrayal of ever-increasing deforestation.

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