The Miniaturist of Junagadh

posted in: In Selection - Short Narrative May 2022
The Miniaturist of Junagadh
TitleThe Miniaturist of Junagadh
Synopsis1947. The ravages of Partition have compelled an old artist, Husyn Naqqash, to sell his ancestral home in Western India and move with his family to Karachi, Pakistan. When Kishorilal, a stoic and stone-hearted man, who has bought the house, comes to know that Husyn is a well-known miniature painter and has an invaluable and rare miniature collection, he schemes to get hold of the collection. But all is not what it seems and there is a secret about the collection that Husyn’s family is holding back.
CreditDirector: Kaushal Oza
Writer: Kaushal Oza
Producer: Rajnikant Oza, Charu Oza
Film InformationGenre: Short Narrative
Premiere: Asian
Length: 29 minutes, 18 seconds
Country: India
Language: Hindi, Urdu
Screening InformationFri 10 June 11.45
Virtual screening available from Thursday to Friday, 11-17 June 2022