Chauthi Koot Cast: Suvinder Vicky, Kanwaljit Singh
Director: Gurvinder Singh
A Sikh man responds to a knock on his door and when he opens finds a young Hindu couple along with their child requests him to let them in. On his mother’s insistence, he asks the couple to come inside. In 1984, the Indian paramilitary forces are fighting a bloody battle with the Khalistani separatists. So the friction between Hindus and Sikhs and their differing views on Indira Gandhi’s. During Operation Blue Star, the army raided the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Terrorists are visiting villages for food, shelter and information. It is in this climate that Joginder (Suvinder Vicky) escorts the Hindu family. What nobody knows is that Joginder himself is suffering. He is asked by local militants to kill the family dog for its barking could alert government agencies to their presence. Joginder doesn’t want to.
Chauthi Koot subtly shows Punjab during Operation Blue Star of 1984
The military arrives at his house, threatening him to severe off his ties with militants. Joginder has options either turn into a militant, kill his dog, maybe even he can run away, but it also means that staying human is not an easy choice. So this brings the concept of Chauthi Koot.
Chauthi Koot has already won prestigious awards at film festivals
Director Gurvinder Singh earlier showed his flawless depiction of complex psychological issues in Anhe Ghore Da Daan in 2011. He is known to be a director who can play with the psyche of audience. He wants us to feel as humans, we are divided, yet united.
For more news updates Follow and Like us on Facebook