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General information

Country: INDIA, Genre: The timeless dimension of Unemployment, Year: 2016

Technical data

Format: digital, Color: Color, Duration: 30' 0'',


Director: Sohini Mukherjee
Producer: Ritajaya Banerjee
Screenplay: Sohini Mukherjee
Cast: Shri Kelkar,Preeti Sharma


Akash is a paralyzed man living alone in suburban Mumbai. Like every other guy he ives regular life with a well-paying job, a social circle and a decent home. But all this has come for a price; something that he had to pay in order to change his reality and overcome his limitations.

Director CV

Born and raised in Kolkata, Sohini has always been a curious mind, a creative self and an intense learner. Being a scholar in academics, she completed her Masters degree in Microbiology in 2009 with a promising future in the field of science.
She left her hometown and came to Mumbai to earn her own living. Following her academics, quite conventionally she joined Ranbaxy as a cancer cell researcher but she was never satisfied with what was in the plate.
The creative self finally decided to take a turn and chose to nurture her talents pushing the artist inside. She got herself engaged in dance training and other creative activities.
Finally in 2013, Sohini started her journey on the path she was chosen for. She started her career in the film and television industry as an assistant director for a hindi feature film Dombivali Return. She worked as an associate director for various Corporate Avs as well.
She joined Ishana Movies in 2016 to assist the veteran director Anurag Basu for a a television mini series named “Stories by Rabindranath” which was aired in EPIC. She is currently assisting Anurag Basu for an upcoming mainstream hindi feature film.
Doppelganger is Sohini’s debut project as an independent filmmaker. This short film is conceived, written and directed by her.
It’s an original story and screenplay by Sohini and not an adaptation.
The film is produced by Alter Ego Films, a Mumbai based media house.

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1/5/2017 2:46:27 μμ

I like the story and concept. Good job Sohini.

Samar Prasad

27/4/2017 8:59:31 μμ

A beautiful screenplay... I would have taken max 20 mins to tell this story. The director knows how to keep audience curious and for how long.. Amazing story telling style.

The actors and editors really have synchronized with the director's vision. Marvelous team work

23/4/2017 7:16:02 μμ

amazing film with superb soundtrack and great dialogues.hats off to alter ego

17/4/2017 9:06:52 μμ

exelentoh!! there are still something, something very speechless!!! good luck....

16/4/2017 10:17:52 μμ

Nice story

16/4/2017 8:48:41 μμ

good work

14/4/2017 7:51:39 πμ

Phenomenally scripted and the start is amazing.

13/4/2017 1:03:46 μμ

Fresh script & beautifully directed.. All artist were superb!! Kudos to everyone who put this film together.

12/4/2017 9:31:30 μμ


Well scripted and superbly Directed. Definitely a stand out film!

12/4/2017 5:24:45 μμ

Intense, gripping and convincing.

12/4/2017 9:29:35 πμ

Very well made... Loved the idea & execution

11/4/2017 8:49:54 μμ

Meeta shah 36 @

Nice picture waw

11/4/2017 8:45:14 μμ

Excellent direction with superb performance by the actors.

11/4/2017 8:43:30 μμ

Very nice story. keep it up guys...

11/4/2017 8:42:08 μμ

dhirenmehta 33510@ g mail. com

Very nice movi

11/4/2017 5:30:22 μμ

Nice story ..
Everyone played a goos role..
All d very best Guy's.. keep going..

11/4/2017 12:59:39 μμ

Good work on the sound!

11/4/2017 12:52:13 μμ

Movie was excellent.
Beautifully scripted, directed and all the artist were best in their roles.
Honestly such kind of movies should deserve a stand off applauds..

11/4/2017 12:47:19 μμ

Wowwww very nice Story and It's well Directed Movie. and good acting

11/4/2017 12:37:13 μμ

nice movie, acting is awesome and even direction is superb

11/4/2017 12:20:21 μμ

Nice film

11/4/2017 10:18:03 πμ

Very nice story

11/4/2017 10:10:29 πμ

Wow..This movie is superbly directed..fantastic story..Nice cast !!
Congratulations to the whole team of Doppelganger !!

11/4/2017 9:39:15 πμ

It's well directed movie.A good message it has conveyed to the public.Superb acting done by Shrikant! Awesome storyline! Good job Sohini!

11/4/2017 9:38:56 πμ

Hey...Good work guys. Protagonist had done justice to the role.. Expecting many more such films.

11/4/2017 6:14:42 πμ


Nice movie...keep it up guys.

10/4/2017 9:58:24 μμ

Nice movie, well done

10/4/2017 8:40:06 μμ

Great piece of art @Sohini!! 👍🏻@Shri loved your acting to the core 👏🏻

10/4/2017 7:56:22 μμ

Nice short film

10/4/2017 5:52:32 μμ

nice short film

10/4/2017 12:47:39 μμ

Great story and dialogues!

10/4/2017 12:44:11 μμ

Brilliant storyline. Its so true that many people lose themselves to have a gd paying job or even to progress up the coporate ladder. This is a wonderful picture. Kudos to Sohini.

10/4/2017 11:02:45 πμ

Impressive direction.... n great acting....

10/4/2017 10:58:37 πμ

Interesting movie.... can't afford to drop your attention even for a minute!!!

10/4/2017 10:57:46 πμ

very nice, superb,

10/4/2017 10:26:51 πμ

Simple yet impactful.... Great potential ... Must watch