8 - 17 August 2019

Ek Aasha - Made in Melbourne

Ek Aasha - Made in Melbourne

Hindi with English subtitles
Australian Premiere
Saturday, August 17, 12.00 PM | HOYTS District Docklands
The quest of a transgender girl to become a teacher in India. Aashish in an aspiring teacher and has struggled with his gender identity since childhood. Aashish makes the difficult decision to leave home and join a traditional transgender community (known as Hijras). The Hijra Guru allows Aashish to transition into Aasha. The life of a traditional Hindu Hijra in modern India is stifling. Will Aasha be able to pursue her dream career of teaching - something that only a handful of Hijras could do out of around five million of them in India.
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Director
  • Mayur Katariya
Cast
  • Disha Yadav (Aasha), Vijya Laxmi (Sajnee), Annu Akade (Nani)
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