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Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films releases Sumit Arora’s latest short film – ‘White Shirt’



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A short film about relationships by Sumit Arora starring Kunal Kapoor and Kritika Kamra

Mumbai, 20th 2017: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films, is back with its latest short film, ‘White Shirt’ by Sumit Arora. The platform has gained immense popularity and has become one of the most credible platforms for releasing short films in India. After the phenomenal success of several short films, this platform releases ‘White Shirt’, a short film which is all about relationships where a couple decides to move ahead in their respective lives but a white shirts stops them from completely moving away from each other. Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films which truly reflect originality, imagination and perfection including Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘Ahalya’, Jaydeep Sarkar’s ‘Nayantara’s necklace’, Adhiraj Bose’s ‘Interior Café’, Neeraj Pandey’s ‘Ouch’, Jyothi Kapur Das’ ‘Chutney’ , Jahnu Barua’s ‘That Gusty Morning’ and Vikram Bhatt’s Let’s Play.

Themed on the objective of “keep perfecting”, The Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is a platform for aspiring directors to feature along with mainstream Bollywood directors while still chasing their creative energy to create a niche for themselves in the industry. The platform gives a credible stage to the storytellers to showcase their artistic creativity and reach out to their target audience through the online world.

Commenting on the release, Raja Banerji, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, Pernod Ricard India, said “Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is indeed proud and delighted to present Sumit Arora’s White Shirt. The short film industry in India is rapidly growing and evolving and we are extremely proud that Royal Stag Barrel Select is at the helm of this evolution.  The platform truly encourages and motivates young and talented directors to showcase their creativity. Resonating with the core philosophy of Royal Stag Barrel Select, the platform is meant to help them keep perfecting their skills and establish themselves among the tribe.”

Starring Kunal Kapoor and Kritika Kamra, ‘White Shirt’ is a story about relationships and how attachment and affection makes it difficult for couples to part ways even post a break-up. Shot by Surjodeep Ghosh, the 20 minute short film shows how a white shirt stops the couple from completely moving away from each other.  Director Sumit Arora has been writing for the small screen for over a decade now, and some of his popular works include Dill Mill Gaye, Chhoona Hai Aasman and more recently Sadda Haq.

Talking about the film, director, Sumit Arora said “The story of ‘White Shirt’ is an amalgamation of human emotions and feelings. I feel many will be able to relate to this film, especially the youth. As a filmmaker it is very important to be able to showcase your work freely and I believe Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is a great platform that lets you be as creative as possible.”


Royal stag Barrel Select Large Short Films (LSF) is a portal that is the hub of Indian short films. It gives the audience the window to enjoy short films made by large directors. It gives aspiring film makers a platform to showcase their short films with original ideas. Films from LSF has made big in Filmafare with three of its film made in in final shortlist. Chutney a LSF release has won 2 Filmfare awards. In recent times, Platform has been built on identified core attribute of RSBS – ‘Make it Perfect” and targeting a more refined and evolved RSBS audience.

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Royal Stag Barrel Select is the premium offering of Royal stag for the discerning consumer who seeks an evolved taste. It is for the young, confident, progressive and inspiring individual who has tasted their first success; want to be seen as the one with discerning taste, evolving in their journey of life and standing out through perfection. The brand inspires individual who has a desire of magnifying his life in terms of refinement and the assurance of having arrived- making his life grander and richer. Royal Stag Barrel Select drives the brand proposition of “Make it Perfect”

By Lokesh Shastri