With Vidya and Shefali in the lead, the 'Jalsa' cast also features Rohini Hattangadi, Iqbal Khan, Vidhatri Bandi, Gurpal Singh, Surya Kasibhatla and Manav Kaul.
The jury comprises Oscar-winning editor Jill Bilcock, screenwriter actor Vince Colosimo and award-winning director Geoffrey Wright.
'Natkhat', a film on gender equality, premiered on YouTube as part of the 'We Are One: A Global Film Festival' on June 2, 2020. It is slated to release on Voot in July.
The actress says the most painful part of the experience is that she feels 'rejected or unloved' when such a thing happens.
The Academy's Board of Governors voted on branch-specific guidelines to be applied in determining this year's new membership invitees
Saxena plays Ranjan Rajhans aka Pintu Bhaiya, a callous hunter, who believes only he can save the village from the man-eating tigress.
The actors too shine. Some play ordinary individuals tasked with responsibilities beyond their means.
The film also explores the duality of human nature and the director said no character can be simply labelled as "black or white".
Sherni is the fourth time Vidya Balan is playing a character named Vidya. This may not be a complete accident.
Sherni, written by Aastha Tiku with dialogues by Amit and Yashasvi Mishra, throws us deep into its complex ecology.
Vidya Balan discusses her new film, Sherni, in which she plays a female forest officer in Central India
'Sherni' is my salute to women who stay invisibe in the households of India: Bollywood star Vidya Balan
In Amit Masurkar's drama, Balan plays an upright forest officer who is tasked to resolve the man-animal conflict.
Vidya Balan has time and again challenged Bollywood stereotypes with her roles, living out her characters with power-packed performances.
The nearly two-and-a-half-minute trailer sees the 42-year-old actor in the lead, as an upright Forest officer Vidya, who powers through the brutal beasts of social barriers set by the patriarchal soci
Also starring Sharad Saxena, Mukul Chaddha, Vijay Raaz, Ila Arun, Brijendra Kala and Neeraj Kabi, the trailer of "Sherni" was released today.