Titli

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    Titli

    Directed by

    India

    2014

    124 min

    • Hindi

    Drama, Thriller

    Cannes IFF - Un Certain Regard

    In the badlands of Delhi's dystopic underbelly, Titli, the youngest member of a violent car-jacking brotherhood, plots a desperate bid to escape the 'family' business.

    Awards

    • Best Feature Film, Best Actress - Gijon FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Ranvir Shorey
    Amit Sial
    Lalit Behl
    Shivani Raghuvanshi
    Shashank Arora
    Screenplay
    Kanu Behl
    Cinematography
    Siddharth Diwan
    Editing
    Namrata Rao
    Music
    Karan Gour
    Sales
    WESTEND FILMS
    Production
    DBP PROD.

    Press

    Behl shows talent directing a largely non-pro cast, situating them carefully in the squalor of their Delhi surroundings.

    Deborah Young , The Hollywood Reporter

    Kanu Behl makes a grittily impressive debut with this well-acted tale of a crime family in Delhi.

    Jay Weissberg, Variety

    Kanu Behl

    Kanu Behl

    India

    After dabbling in radio, copywriting, acting and theatre, Kanu Behl studied film direction at the Satyajit Ray Film and TV Institute, Kolkata. His first documentary AN ACTOR PREPARES (2006) landed in competition at Cinéma du Réel, France. Next, he directed the documentaries FOUND HIM YET? (2007), for NHK Japan, and THREE BLIND MEN (2008), for ZDF/ARTE.// He co-wrote, director Dibakar Banerjee’s LOVE, SEX & BETRAYAL (2010), bringing him recognition as a voice of note in India. His debut feature TITLI (2014) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section, and has since travelled to numerous other festivals. Currently, he’s immersed in a search for what his next feature AGRA means to him.