Scene from the film The Seventh Wish
Scene from the film The Seventh Wish
Scene from the film The Seventh Wish

The Seventh Wish

  • India
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Women who talk, dance, cry, and love together. The desires woven into some infamous Urdu poems and spirits carrying historical memories offer clues in a search for the contemporary version of a women’s space sung of in those old poems.

This film was made as a part of Creative Documentary Course, SACAC, New Delhi, 2013-2014.


  • Original title
    The Seventh Wish
  • Direction
  • DOP
  • Editing
  • Sound
  • Duration
    27 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • India
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Dharamshala International Film Festival, 2022
    • Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2015, Japan
    • Pärnu International Film Festival, Estonia
    • Dhaka International Film Festival 2016, Bangladesh
    • Delhi International Film Festival 2014, India
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary- Jury at Delhi Shorts International Film Festival 2014
    • Best Director at NSFA 2015 by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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