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CINEPLAY

Our proprietary format, CinePlay, is an innovation, that presents timeless stories from theatre as a digitally-immersive experience. No, it is not recorded theatre.

Cineplay is emerging as a platform for new and established talent across the creative spectrum, to constantly push the boundaries in their field of expertise and chart out a fresh new path. In that sense, Cineplay is a purist approach to each aspect of storytelling.

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Pagla
Ghoda

Synopsis

The story of four men gathered to cremate an unknown female, each with a personal reason in mind. While sharing a round of drinks after the cremation, their curiosity about the girl’s origin piques, and the ensuing discussion reveals secrets hidden to the world.

Director

Write

Cast

Bikas Ranjan Mishra

Badal Sircar

Ravi Khanvilkar, Gopal Singh, Vikram Kochhar, Anshuman Jha, Chitrangada Chakraborty



Duration
109 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Baaki
Itihaas

Synopsis

A timeless Bengali classic, this drama explores the history of mankind - fights, riots, wars, death, destruction, exploitation, molestation. Through the story of 40-year old Sitanath’s suicide, Sharad and Vasanthi force the audience to introspect and analyse their self-centered and monotonous lives.

Director

Write

Cast

Nikhil Mahajan

Badal Sircar

Zakir Hussain, Amruta Khanvilkar, Girija Oak, Anjum Sharma, Ravi Khanvilkar



Duration
127 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Guy In
The Sky

Synopsis

Guy in the sky is a satire/ farce which revolves around the lives of a pretentiously happy couple and a vengeful assassin in todays time. The up’s and downs in the story slowly start to filter out the reality of each character while they find themselves battling chaos of an unexpected situation and conflict between their political views.

Director

Write

Cast

Bikas Ranjan Mishra

Chandrashekhara Kambara

Tannishtha Chatterjee, Maanvi Gagroo, Sunny Hinduja



Duration
70 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Boichek

Synopsis

Woyzeck is a hapless, low-ranking soldier-alone and powerless in the tribal society around him. He earns extra money by taking part in medical experiments, but during one such experiment his mental health begins to deteriorate and he begins to experience a series of apocalyptic visions. Assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control, Woyzeck takes matters into his own hands when he finds his wife has been sleeping with a another soldier.

Director

Write

Cast

Santosh Sivan

Georg Büchner

Rupesh Tilllu , Rajpal Yadav, Brijendra Kala, Sugandha Garg , Sathish Nagpal, Sharad Kelkar



Duration
84 mins

Language
Hindi/Chhattisgarhi

Format
HD/4K

Between
the lines

Synopsis

A story of a lawyer couple who end up arguing on the opposite sides of a criminal trial, blurring their personal and professional lives.

Director

Write

Cast

Ritesh Menon

Nandita Das Divya Jagdale

Nandita Das, Subodh Maskara



Duration
78 mins

Language
English/Hindi

Format
HD

Dance like
a man

Synopsis

The story of two Bharat Natyam dancers contrasted with that of their daughter, the revelation of their dark family secrets and conflict between generations.

Director

Write

Cast

Ritesh Menon

Mahesh Dattani

Lillete Dubey, Vijay Crishna, Suchitra Pillai, Joy Sengupta



Duration
104 mins

Language
English

Format
HD

Adhe
Adhure

Synopsis

The story of a middle-aged woman caught in her destiny and circumstances, who tries to find fulfilment in relationships outside her marriage.

Director

Write

Cast

Rohit Philip

Mohan Rakesh

Mohan Agashe, Lillete Dubey



Duration
100 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD

Bombay
talkies

Synopsis

Bombay Talkies depicts the lives of seven people living in Mumbai, all with their own uniquely moving story. Each character communicates through candid expression and subtly allude to greater truths.

Director

Write

Cast

Vickram Kapadia

Vickram Kapadia

Darshan Jariwalla, Namit Das, Neil Bhoopalam



Duration
78 mins

Language
English/Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Typecaste

Synopsis

Mahipat Babruvahan becomes the first from his caste and village to complete his M.A. degree. Being fired from his current job after expecting a raise, he takes up a new job as a professor where his patience is put to the test by his students and his love interest.

Director

Write

Cast

Sourabh Shrivastava

Vijay Tendulkar

Shreyas Talpade, Aditi Pohankar



Duration
100 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Rahenge sada
gardish mein taare

Synopsis

A relationship drama based on the lives of two creative people and their work. A tribute to 1950s Hindi cinema, it is heavily inspired by the life of filmmaker Guru Dutt, his singer-wife Geeta Dutt and their tumultuous marriage.

Director

Write

Cast

Saif Hyder Hasan

Saif Hyder Hasan

Sonali Kulkarni, Arif Zakaria



Duration
70 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Kis Kiss
Ka Kissa

Synopsis

Seven friends in their forties- three couples and a bachelor, are surprised by a black out during a party. The silence is broken by the sound of a ‘kiss’ and a ‘slap’. In the confusion and commotion that ensues, dark secrets are revealed.

Director

Write

Cast

Sameer Patil

Vivek Bele

Sandeep Kulkarni, Nitesh Pande, Asawari Joshi, Sharvari Lohokare, Sagar Talashikar, Manav Gohil, Smita Tambe



Duration
100 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Rajdarshan

Synopsis

When Lambodar Bhatt is given the opportunity to have his soul transported into King Nand’s body, he thinks of it as a way to make things right and become rich. However once Lambodar becomes the King, he finds himself turning into the same exploitative andc

Director

Write

Cast

Shivajee Chandrabhushan

Manoj Mitra

Rana Pratap Sengar, Anang Desai, Zakir Hussain, Anurag Mishra



Duration
110 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Ballavpur
ki Roopkatha

Synopsis

Bhupati, the King of a sleepy town called Ballavpur, owns a huge but dilapidated royal palace and 7 acres of land. But Bhupati, crippled by a huge debt, dreams of moving to Calcutta after selling his palace- once he gets rid of the ghost that haunts it!

Director

Write

Cast

Akhilesh Jaiswal

Badal Sircar

Pradhuman Singh, Anil Mange, Brijbhushan Shukla, Arvind Vaidya, Ankita Shrivastav, Abha Parmar



Duration
120 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Daak
Ghar

Synopsis

Set in early 20th century rural Bengal, Dakghar tells the poignant story of a childless man who has adopted Amal, a young boy with an incurable illness. The boy, innocently oblivious of what the loss of life means, is caught in the flurry of life outside the window of his room.

Director

Write

Cast

Nagesh Kukunoor

Rabindranath Tagore

Krrish Chhabria



Duration
54 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Bhamashah

Synopsis

A retelling of the story of Bhamashah, a truly remarkable character in Indian history- a philanthropist, warrior, advisor to Maharana Pratap and most importantly, a Jain Shravak. On the forefront of massive wars against the Moguls, Bhamashah looted their treasure and donated all his wealth to Mewar.

Director

Write

Cast

Vikram Nath Gupta

Mihir Bhuta

Daya Shankar Pandey, Dharmendra Gohil, Manoj Shah



Duration
83 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

Kanyadaan

Synopsis

In a caste ridden Indian Society, Nath and Seva have always fought against casteism. Although Nath is supportive of Jyothi’s decision to marry Arun, a Dalit, her mother is rather skeptical. She gets married in spite of all odds anyway. Its only a matter of time, the family discovers certain things about Arun which leaves them deeply disturbed, leaving Jyothi to bear the brunt. They undergo a radical change when they question their beliefs on the idea of casteism and Nath’s idealism.

Director

Write

Cast

Akshay Vaishnav

Vijay Tendulkar

Joy Sengupta, Mrinmayee Godbole, Deepika Amin, Darshan Jhariwalla, Rajeev Siddhartha



Duration
120 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD

The Job

Synopsis

A young candidate turns up for a job interview only to realize that this wasn’t the typical question and answer round he had imagined.

Director

Write

Cast

Akarsh Khurana

Siddharth Kumar

Karan Pandit, Kashin Shetty, Tariq Vasudeva, Shweta Tripathi



Duration
83 mins

Language
English

Format
HD

Hasmukh saab
ki wasihat

Synopsis

Hasmukh Saab Ki Wasihat tells the story of a rich, autocratic businessman who doesn’t relinquish control of his family even after his death. He tries to control them through his will, however he is in for a surprise!

Director

Write

Cast

Mahesh Dattani

Mahesh Dattani

Mohan Agashe, Seema Pahwa



Duration
76 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD

Sometimes

Synopsis

Paramjit aka Pammi aka Doggie aka Parmeetay has bigger problems than his pet names. With competing expectations from his family, boss and girlfriend and an affinity for a weed and whiskey fueled night life, Pammi is left with very little time.

Director

Write

Cast

Akarsh Khurana

Adhir Bhat & Bobby Nagra

Adhaar Khurana, Kashin Shetty, Shikha Talsania, Sarang Sathaye, Karan Pandit, Dilshad Edibam Khurana, Shruti Vyas



Duration
80 mins

Language
English

Format
HD

Khamosh Adalat
Jaari hain

Synopsis

A theatre group stages a mock-trial which takes a grim twist when the initially jocular pretend-play turns into a gripping drama about unfulfilled desires, gender discrimination and redundant social customs

Director

Write

Cast

Ritesh Menon

Vijay Tendulkar & Tanuja Mohite

Nandita Das, Saurabh Shukla, Swanand Kirkire



Duration
104 mins

Language
Hindi

Format
HD/4K

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Scavenger's
Daughter

Synopsis

When Raghuveer is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, his children find themselves in a virtual war with their stepmother. At every turn she thwarts their efforts to secure Raghuveer’s care and the family's security. Finally she resorts to a shocking act of violence. Wading into family conflicts and long-buried secrets, Detective Maxine Travis tries to piece together what made Aruna point a gun at her husband and pull the trigger.

Director

Write

Cast

Ritesh Menon

Gary Earl Ross

Parvin Dabas, Meher Mistry, Yusuf Hussain, Sima Raaj, Kathryn Doshi, Mohan Kapoor



Duration
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Language
Hindi/English

Format

State vs
Malti Mhaske

Synopsis

A 20 year old dalit house keeper, Malti is accused of murdering her owner, who is brahmin. The play unfolds as Tara, one of the few dalit female lawyers, unable to resist takes up the case to defend her. In today's time when people still discriminate the lower caste from the upeer caste, Tara with the help f a renowned psychiatrist put up a fight bring justice to Malti and many more of her kind.

Director

Write

Cast

Nikhil Mahajan

Gary Earl Ross

Divya Menon, Sagar Deshmukh, Smita Tambe, Vikram Kochhar



Duration
90 mins

Language
Hindi/Marati

Format

A Friends
Story

Synopsis

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Director

Write

Cast

Akash Khurana

Vijay Tendulkar

Abhay Mahajan ,Sayalee Phatak, Parna Pethe



Duration
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Language
Hindi

Format

Maya
The Musical

Synopsis

The Musical is an original script, with Broadway composed music, and tells the story of Princess Maya’s journey. Tasked to bring light back into her Kingdom, Maya and her friends use the values of courage, compassion and wisdom to lift three great curses that have been cast on the world. The musical is a magical adventure of the South Indian dragoness Kutti, the talking peacock Indigo, the mystical spinning Zara and the nine-headed snake Ska.

Director

Write

Cast

Laurent Festas

Shaheen Mistry

Teach for India Kids



Duration
90 mins

Language
English

Format

Sakharam
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Kasganj

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Raid

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Tadbeer

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Counter
Offence

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In enhancing brand communication using short films a powerful medium
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DOCUMENTARY FILMS

ANTARCTICA DOCUMENTARY

A passion project for the team at CITOC Motion Pictures. We are currently investing our energies in a documentary about Antarctica, in an attempt to rediscover it in a new, unique perspective.

To be directed by Abhay Maskara, an art curator, photographer and adventure who is best known for his portraits of the lost people of the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia and landscapes of Iceland. He is frequently accompanied in his travels by international award winning writer and anthropologist Sonia Nazareth. Together they will travel to the Poles and explore this unique environment in moving images.

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CITOC (Change Is The Only Constant) Motion Pictures is a creative content studio based in Mumbai. Started as the “Chhoti Production Company’ by Nandita Das & Subodh Maskara in 2011.

We believe in finding powerful stories & exploring newer ways to tell them. Our vision is to create strong Indian content for a global audience.

THE TEAM

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Subodh Maskara
Founder

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Ritesh Menon
Co-Founder & Head: Creative

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FOUNDING TEAM

  • Subodh Maskara
  • Ritesh Menon
  • Nikita Anand
  • Mitwa Abhay Vandana

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ADMIN & LEGAL

  • Pankaj Maskara
  • Bindiya Patel
  • Amey Adsule

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PRODUCTION TEAM

  • Siddharth Ghadge
  • Ganesh Mahapure
  • Angad Menon
  • Amrita Valentines

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Be a part of our team. Write to us on info@citocmp.com