Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presented ‘Carbon’, a short film directed by Maitreyi Bajpai and Ramiz Ilham Khan on the repercussions of pollution on human life in Delhi 50 years from now, here.
Set in 2067, 'Carbon', featuring Jackky Bhagnani, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Prachi Desai, focuses on the prevailing environmental issues in Delhi.The film showcases scarcity of oxygen and water and its adverse effects on the environment and the forthcoming generations.This futuristic film portrays a scenario where there will be a dearth of oxygen and only carbon will prevail. Giving an insight into the war-like situation that can occur, Carbon aims to draw viewer’s attention to the grave problem that today’s society chooses to ignore.It talks about how oxygen will become a product in 50 years if these issues are not resolved, giving rise to unrest and violence amongst human beings for survival.
In dystopian future of 2067, Random, a desperate man with an artificial heart, undertakes an illegal Oxygen deal, that goes wrong.
Jackky Bhagnani plays a character of a man with an artificial heart, Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of a man from Mars,Yashpal Sharma plays character of Oxygen smuggler and Prachi Desai plays role of Pari.
The trailer of this unique short was released at IIFA 2017, the first-ever for an Indian short film..