Wronged by her family and forced into an arranged marriage, a despondent Indian bride carries out her dangerous escape on the eve of her wedding in an attempt to return to her former life in India.
As a filmmaker, my goal is to tell unique, culturally rich Indian stories that are universally accessible. Growing up, I’ve harbored a deep love for classical Indian storytelling. The kind that can explore complex philosophical quandaries, but still remain vividly expressive and entertaining. These stories mean a lot to me and have helped me as a means of escape and education through some difficult patches in my life. I want to capture their essence and replicate it in a way that can be understood by everyone, regardless of their background. Those Seven Steps is the first film I’ve made with this objective in mind. It’s not a story about the wedding as much as it is about Meghna and her obsession to escape that wedding. It’s centered around the theme of individuality, and how far someone is willing to go in order to retain their sense of self when it is threatened. Can they make sacrifices for that, which affect not only themselves, but also the people around them? On behalf of the entire team, thank you for your consideration and we hope you enjoy!