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Devi Aur Hero to be premiered at the Projector theatre in Singapore


Aditya Kripalani's films explore issues such as gender discrimination, mental health and patriarchy.

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Writer and filmmaker Aditya Kripalani's film Devi Aur Hero (2019) has been selected to be premiered at the Projector cinema in Singapore on 25 April. The film traces the story of a sex slave and a therapist who has sex addiction issues. The two characters must fight their inner demons to help one another. Kripalani's previous release, Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal (2019), will also be screened at the same venue. 

An author and Indie filmmaker, Kripalani has also made the features Tikli and Laxmi Bomb (2017) and the upcoming Not Today (2021), among others. The award-winning films explore issues such as gender discrimination, mental health and patriarchy. 

His debut film Tikli and Laxmi Bomb, an adaptation of his own book, tells the story of two sex workers, who decide to attain autonomy in their profession by running a small part of the sex trade by women and for women. The film won several Indian and International awards. His second film, Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal, was also based on gender equality while his next two features, Devi aur Hero and Not Today explore mental health issues.