India’s first ever spaceship sci-fi film starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, titled Cargo is out with its first teaser and it looks promising.
India’s first ever home grown sci-fi spaceship film – Cargo, directed by Arati Kadav is making waves ever since its first look came out. Starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi in leading parts, the film takes the audience on a journey with Prahastha (Massey) who plays a demon operating the Post Death Transition services on a space station orbiting earth and his female astronaut (Tripathi) colleague.
Based on the afterlife, Vikrant and Shweta are working with people after their death and help their transition to next life. The teaser opens with a person who asks if he is in heaven and Massey’s as Prahastha says that there is no heaven or hell, and everyone who dies boards the spaceship.
The teaser also takes up another aspect of Indian mythology – gods and demons. By showing Massey and Tripathi as demons who look like astronauts, gives a completely new twist to it.
The film Cargo is a story woven with human emotions and Indian culture set in a quirky whimsical story of after life in space, at its core the film is a warm human drama which is deeply rooted in Indian fables.
The film has been produced by Haraamkhor famed director, Shlok Sharma, Anurag Kashyap and others.
The film will be screened at the MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival.
By News Helpline