Screen Success

Alumnus graduation film selected for London festival

Date: 08 January 2013

For Hire the graduation film directed by Varun Chawla, an alumnus of MA Film Production, has been selected for the London Short Film Festival 2013 

In the film, shot on location in Mumbai,  Munna, a taxi driver is hired to drive Maya, a sex worker to her client in the city every night. After witnessing the realities, he unexpectedly faces up to some home truths.

For Hire is showing on the 6th January at the Ritzy Picturehouse as part of New Shorts #10: INDIAN TALES, a programme of short films reflecting life in modern India and Pakistan.

It will also be screened at the Jaipur International Film Festival 2013. You can see a teaser for the 23 Minute film here.

News details

LSFF website


 For Hire by Varun Chawla
For Hire
by Varun Chawla