Zindagi Bahut Khoobsurat Hai screens at Cannes

By HT

Hemwant Tiwary is a familiar face in Mumbai's theatre circles. The years spent in struggle are about to bear fruit. Hemwant Tiwary plays the lead in Bobby Pushkarna's short film Zindagi Bahut Khoobsurat Hai. The film was selected in Short Film category for 66th Cannes Film Festival. And it screens tonight.

Hemwant was born in Rai, Jharkhand to an army officer. Owing to his father's job he saw several parts of the country and changed schools often. Right from his Growing up he watched several Charlie Chaplin films. At a very young age he confessed to his father: "I want to become Charlie Chaplin."

When Bob Pushkarna approached Hemwant to act in his debut directorial venture Zindagi Bahut Khoobsurat Hai, Hemwant says he fell in love with the script. The actor said, "I was also involved in the pre-pro