Two Sides (Mon Pal) India. SRFTI

Two Sides
Mon Pal
India. 2020. 29 min

Neel is a selfish and lazy lout leeching off of his younger brother who has quietly worked away the past few years for the benefit of their dysfunctional family. Neel’s unfriendly but predictable world however begins to crack when Lal wakes up one morning determined never to get up from his bed again.


Hailing from the prestigious Satyajit Ray Film School, Kolkata, Mon has channelled his passions into Filmmaking. He is a writer, director, editor and script advisor for DigitalClay Animation Studios, Mumbai. When he’s not busy making stuff up as a professional, he teaches filmmaking and video editing at St. Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai. His films have been screened in MIFF, Kolkata People’s Film Festival, KIFF, MAMI and his documentary ‘Rain Song’ was selected for CILECT. He was a finalist for Cinerise 2016 Script Lab and awarded the Best Young Film Critic at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival.