Writer-Creator of acclaimed Marathi Horror/Thriller BALI by Amazon Prime – Swapnila Gupta emerges as the trailblazer!

New Delhi (India), December 25: With the rise in OTT platforms, some regional cinema gems have successfully been able to shine, which otherwise wouldn’t have seen the light of the day.

One such gem is the Marathi suspense horror thriller BALI The Victim, released worldwide on 9th December 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. The film has been receiving accolades for its original premise, brilliant storyline & gripping screenplay.

Credit goes to its young creator & writer Swapnila Gupta, who marks her debut in the world of cinema with Bali. She says, “It’s heartening that both the audiences and critics have welcomed Bali with open arms. I sincerely feel supernatural/fantasy in India needs a new approach and a lot of encouragement. Bali is an original story, and it’s much more than just horror. It has a human story and genuine emotions.”

While Indian mainstream cinema keeps churning out formulaic remakes & mindless sequels over and over, Bali shows us how novel, creative, entertaining, yet socially relevant ideas can change the movie-going experience.

On this question, Swapnila smiles and tells us, “Believe it or not, in this era of globalization & social media, we are competing with the world cinema; it has been proven time and again that there’s no room for the same age-old hero-centric approach anymore. This is the era of the content & talent.”

She further adds that human emotions & moral values are universal, “and if we do it right, there’s no reason why the world wouldn’t be interested in our (Indian) original stories.” Through her maverick approach in the screenplay and the original story, BALI starring Swapnil Joshi has intrigued the audience with its gamut of emotions and immersive experience of suspense & thrills in the cover of supernatural/horror elements.

To develop these fresh, original ideas, Swapnila draws inspiration from her own life experiences and then treat these ideas with supernatural/fantasy elements to build the original stories. But why supernatural? Swapnila breaks into laughter and says, “Because supernatural offers me more room to say what I want to say.”

Swapnila Gupta is a multi-talented young writer who started her career as a Radio Jockey, working with Radio Mirchi, Radio City, followed by working as a Television Anchor & Emcee. After a brief stint in modelling, she has turned to writing.

We wish Swapnila Gupta all the success and look forward to many more such stories & cinema-going experiences.

Related Posts

Actor Kabbir wraps up filming for ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3’ with Kartik Aaryan

New Delhi (India), May 27: Actor Kabbir has joined forces with leading director Anees Bazmee in a thrilling collaboration for the upcoming Bollywood blockbuster, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3. The much-anticipated third…

Step into Luxury: Gota’s all New Connplex Cinemas is here to treat you like a King

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], May 24: Staying committed to redefining the movie-watching experience, Connplex Smart Cinemas, India’s fastest-growing cinema chain, has launched its newest cinema at Gota in Ahmedabad, offering viewers…

You Missed

Unveils Gripping Realities of Law Enforcement in Diary of a Sub-Divisional Police Officer

  • By
  • May 23, 2024
Unveils Gripping Realities of Law Enforcement in Diary of a Sub-Divisional Police Officer

Diary of an Eye Surgeon: My Experiences in India, America, and Australia

  • By
  • May 21, 2024
Diary of an Eye Surgeon: My Experiences in India, America, and Australia

Premiumli Launches Innovative Line of Massagers to Alleviate Pain and Enhance Well-Being

  • By
  • May 15, 2024
Premiumli Launches Innovative Line of Massagers to Alleviate Pain and Enhance Well-Being

The Enigmatic World of ‘Story of X and Y’: A Glimpse into Harshad Acharya’s Imagination

  • By
  • May 11, 2024
The Enigmatic World of ‘Story of X and Y’: A Glimpse into Harshad Acharya’s Imagination

New Age Software Project Management: Harshad Acharya’s Definitive Guide

  • By
  • May 11, 2024
New Age Software Project Management: Harshad Acharya’s Definitive Guide

Mahabaleshwar’s famous restaurant Meghna Food Studio offers a 25 per cent discount to voters

  • By
  • May 8, 2024
Mahabaleshwar’s famous restaurant Meghna Food Studio offers a 25 per cent discount to voters