NCPA Reality Check: Roots

The film traces the roots of Indian classical music’s journey over the centuries through an animated sequence from 2600 BC till the 20th century in India. Distributed in different segments of the film are interviews of music industry stalwarts about the current scene of classical music in India. The film features A. R. Rahman, Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Birju Maharaj, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Muzaffar Ali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Shubha Mudgal, Dr. L Subramaniam, Gulzar, media personalities, instruments makers and candid interviews of the youth.

Directed by Shweta Basu Prasad