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Dum Laga Ke Haisha

  • Get a special Hopanta postcard, personally signed by the director
  • You have our heartiest gratitude! Get a huge Thank You shout-out on the film’s Facebook page

14 Claimed ( No limit )

Ships: Globally

Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Andaz Apna Apna

  • Early access to the movie – you'll get a one time watch digital print a week before official release!
  • You'll get a special customized poster of the film with your name on it
  • Your name will be mentioned in the Special Thanks in the end credits
  • Feel like a celebrity! You will be featured on the Facebook page of any national or international event, where the film appears
  • All Dum Laga Ke Haisha rewards

16 Claimed ( No limit )

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

  • You and your companion will get invites to a Special Screening of the film! (only for funders in Kolkata and Mumbai)
  • Hang out with the crew over coffee! We would love to chat with you about the film
  • Give us a video byte of your review of the movie and we will feature it on our Social Media pages
  • We'll send you a signed DVD edition of the movie with a special message for you
  • Your name will appear in the special group of Unit Producers in the end credits of the film
  • All Andaz Apna Apna rewards

18 Claimed ( No limit )

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Chashme Baddoor

  • You'll get to be a part of the final editing process! Come to learn or just give us your ideas!
  • You'll also be featured in the making of the film
  • You'll get a masterclass on film making and shooting in a really cool location with Rudro
  • All Muqaddar Ka Sikandar rewards

10 Claimed ( No limit )

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Shahenshah

  • You'll be given Additional Producer credits for the film
  • We will hold a special screening for you and your friends at your house.
  • You will get a small piece of Hopanta - a souvenir straight from the real location of the film
  • All Chashme Baddoor rewards

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Band Baaja Baaraat

  • You'll be given Associate Producer credits for the film
  • We'll feature you on a standee, acknowledging your great contribution at the launch!
  • You'll be invited to all the film festivals where the film gets screened
  • All Shahenshah rewards

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

  • You'll be given Co-producer credits for the film
  • You'll be our special guest at the 'Funders Only' screening being held in Mumbai & Kolkata
  • We'll record an exclusive Baul song just for you
  • All Band Baaja Baaraat rewards

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Est: 1 Mar, 2016

About the project


HOPANTA: A film revolving around the theme of half pants and a world of innocence and simplicity.

I am Rudro Bhandary, and I have been dabbling in filmmaking since the past 8 years now. Hopanta is my first full-length feature film project and it is truly a unique venture of sorts!

What is Hopanta all about?

Hopanta is a movie about a young man who lives in a typical village of West Bengal with mud houses and thatched roofs. Whether Hopanta is mad or not is not the question: his existence in the village is a story by itself. The film captures a village that is untouched by city life; a village that is self-sufficient in growing and producing vegetables, crop and oil. The story of Hopanta is told through a Baul Song (a folk song form of Bengal).

What was my inspiration behind this movie?

Filmmakers like Michael Haneke, Satyajit Ray, Béla Tarr, Abbas Kerostami, and many more, have inspired me for a long time through their art. I have seen the village life from up close since my childhood and I've always had a desire to show it to everyone: their lifestyle, their self-sufficiency, their unique pragmatism and material outlook, and their feelings. This film's aim is to connect the remote village life with the focused urban life that we now live.

What makes Hopanta different from other independent films?

My film is raw in nature and veers away from commercial aspects of today’s world. The movie stands for guerilla cinema, in its truest form. It is also my tribute to the kind of cinema that drives many like me to make and watch films. The narration of the film is told through a Baul song, an old form of folk music from Bengal. The treatment of my film is something contemporary filmmakers haven't dabbled in much; which is why I believe it is unique and special.

Why does Hopanta need to be seen by the world today?

It’s a film for the society and young filmmakers. It is a gentle reminder that you need to get unshackled and let your emotions and imagination run free. The film will make viewers realise that innocence alone can be the key to the ultimate happiness of life.

Why crowdfunding?

This film is all about simple and innocent living. It is a message to every one of us, to anyone stuck in the current chaos of life. Support me in spreading this message as widely and well as possible. Your contribution will give the world a fresh perspective. All the backers will be personally attached to the film and will have real ownership in it.

How will the money be used?

Rs. 150000 in Music

Rs. 100000 in Sound

Rs. 150000 in Reshoot

Rs. 80000 in Post Production

Rs. 20000 in Miscellaneous


What are the risks and challenges associated with your project?

Well, making any kind of film is always a risk, whether it's a zero budget film or a 100 crore film. But my film has immense support of the people of the village where the film is shot, and close friends. The basic hurdle which the film might face is with its style. It's not a commercial mass entertainment film and it holds a very niche appeal.

What happens when I don't raise enough money?

The project will hit a major roadblock and it will delay my dream. But, I am determined to finish the film one way or another.

How am I going to prove that I won't just take all the money and run away?

Where will I go? The world is just this much. I am just limited to this world of cinema, you can easily track me down.


Team

Rudro Bhandary

Arka Gupta

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Charu Sharma

GOOOO RUDRO!!!!

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Mayank dargan

Wish this project and you, both receive all the success and accolades. Keep the camera rolling. :-)Mayank.

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Bhavna Shandilya

Almost there.. :)

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Santayan Sengupta

Hey Rudro, good job, and best of luck!

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Yudi Chand

wish you all the very best for HOPANTA....

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Nikhil Shah

Please thank Sandhya! Best of luck!!

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Joy Dev Chatterjee

I am also a dreamer...Lets do this! - Joy

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Ayan Sengupta

All the best Bro. Longtime no talk. Wishing you the best and success with HOPANTA. Cant wait to see it when its out. :)

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Bandish Soparkar

Wish you all the best for the movie!!

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Rudro Bhandary

15000 souvik kaku

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Chaula Sanghvi

Good Luck Beta!

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Maniyarasan Rajendren

Wishing you all success in this venture. Looking forward for the film, as much as you do. Cheers

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Sandhya Ramachandran

Hey Rudro, Please feel free to reach out to me for any help in terms of working on the film! :) GOOD LUCK!Cheers,Sandhya

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bimal poddar

all the best rudra, cheers !!!bimal

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Rudro Bhandary

4000 Shilpa Das

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Nikunj Patel

good luck Rudro :)

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Nikunj Patel

good luck Rudro :)

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Aseem Ingale

I love the work you do and will keep following it! All the best!

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Anoushka Garg

Good luck Ruddy!!!Lots of love,Anoushka

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Brajesh Upadhyay

All the best bro. Make it large.

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Santosh Kothari

All the best Rudro. I hope your project sees the light of the day and you rise to make bigger films. Siddhesh Kothari AFGJI/2007

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Serleen Kathar

All The Best!!

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Akanksha Jain

Rudy!!!! I know this is like a drop in the ocean, but I hope it helps you realise this dream. All the very best. I'm really proud of you.Love,Kanshu

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Bharat Parmar

Just liked the way you written this campaign...All the best and let me know if I can be of any help.

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Aishwarya Mishra

Hey Rudro,I am sorry I cannot donate a lot. I wish I could. But I wish you all best in pursuing what you wish to.Aish

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Priyesh Narayanan

All the best buddy!

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Neerav Doshi

All the best Rudro! Hoping to see this in a screen near me! :)

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Nandini Murthy

Le, Mere dil ke saath yeh bhi lele.

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Jyotish Sonowal

Maska bun khane chalein kya?

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Rudro Bhandary

swapan

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Amrita Mayuri

Rudro,All the best. Wish you raise the money asap!-Amrita

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Damayanti Chakravarty

Hey Ruddy! Hope you reach your goal, and that the money doesnt come back to my account. All the very best!Damayanti

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Ramanjeet Bedi

Ja ruddy jaa Jeele apni zindagi...Love you bro..Hope its a huge hit...Waiting for the 70mm release.

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Abhipray Marwaha

Hey All the best Man!!!

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Minty M.

All The Best Rudro! Hope I get to see Hopanta soon ! :)Minty!

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Ratul Bhowmik

Hope this helps :D

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Rudro Bhandary

Salaa harami... !! film poora karr...

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Ashish Peshawaria

all the best!

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Debayan Mukherjee

All the best to you and my little brother Arka. I wish you guys huge success..with or without this film.

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Lavanya Naidu

This is what I want to see screened! To amazing stories, people and storytellers. All the very best Rudi! Love,Lavi.

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satyam agarwala

Best of luck Rudro!

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Shubham Shreya

Rudro! You are one of the most talented, fun and at times eccentric, people I have met. But more importantly, one of the kindest and big-hearted people I know. I wish you all the best for this and everything that you do in the future. I believe in you!

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Saraswati Kaul

All my good wishes to you! Never give up :)

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Samyak Jain

Hey Rudro!!All the best for the movie!! Needless to say that it will be brilliant! Looking forward to it!LoveSamyak

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Akash Goyal

Rudyyyyy... All the best bro.. Hope to watch the movie soon...

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Ashish Mudaliar

All the best buddy! Hope you can make it

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Bhavna Shandilya

All the best Rudro .... :)

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Kadhai Films

Amor tomake balabashi ... Apanarma filma janma hate pare! (please read 'a' as 'o' ... like the bongs ;-) )Please mention that you would share the profits of the film once it becomes a blockbuster ;-).

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Soheni Arora

Good Luck! :)

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Vishwam Parekh

Wish You

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Swaroop Krupa

Good luck! I really like the idea.

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Prabuddha Das

hello.

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Ratul Bhowmik

its not much for what u need, im kinda broke, hehe. so ya here it is what ever i cud for now.

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Priyankar Gupta

Good Luck :)

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Dipankar Sengupta

All the best dude - Palme D'or na pele maar khaabi

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Upamanyu Bhattacharyya

Good luck with the film, Rudro-da :) Can't wait to see it! Do let me know if I can help in any other capacity :)

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Swaroop Mamidipudi

Best of luck. I understand what it feels like to put everything you have into what you love and then run out of money.


We've got news

http://moifightclub.com/2015/08/07/fund-a-film-faf-rudro-bhandarys-hopanta/

10 August, 2015


http://lavanyanaidu.blogspot.in/2015/08/hopanta-rudro-bhandary-film.html

10 August, 2015