"Bijuka" (Scarecrow) tells the true story of Lalli, a young woman who is attempting to escape from an abusive arranged marriage. After she is forced to stand trial for her efforts to flee, Lalli is gang raped by the members of the village Councilmen. Lalli is now serving a life sentence in Rajasthan for killing her husband Painku, who kept her bound and gagged while the rape occurred.
Director(s): Ashtar Sayed
Executive Producer(s): Atul Shah
Producer(s): Meraj Shaikh, Charlotte Poth
Screenwriter(s): Dr. Mahendra Purohit
Cinematographer: Chirantan Das
Editor(s): Todd Sandler
Production Designer: Meenakshi Singh
Sound Designer: Atirek Pandey
Music: Emu (RockNfolk)
Additional Credits: Post Production Cordinator & Festival Consultant: Saahil Rizvi
Principal Cast: Arti Rautela, Amit Purohit
Ashtar Sayed has produced, directed, and edited numerous commercials, documentaries, corporate films and feature film productions in India, the Middle East, South East Asia, Africa and the United States. Throughout his career, he has cultivated relationships with technicians and vendors from around the world.
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