There has been lot of buzz around films made on the life and times of the poetess Amrita Pritam. While the feature film is yet to see light of day, a short film titled ‘Amrita & I’, based on her life, has been picked up by Muvizz.com. The short film is directed by Sumit Mishra and is a love story between a painter, Imroz and the poetess Amrita.
Amrita Pritam was a poet born in August 1919. Her work is considered to be the epitome of prose criticising violence against women. Her most noted work in Pinjar, which was later adapted into a film, titled ‘Pinjar’, in 2003.
Muvizz is a VoD platform that has earlier produced the films ‘Taandav’ and ‘Kriti’, which were later streamed on YouTube. Muvizz will also distribute this film on other streaming platforms.