Karma Takapa's Ralang Road a brave cinematic effort


Gangtok, 12 Jan:

Ralang Road, a movie based in Sikkim premiered today in the capital in the presence of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling along with Ministers Ugen Gyatso Bhutia and DD Bhutia.

The premiere was attended by the entire cast and crew of the movie.

Director Karma Takapa thanked the cast and crew of the movie comprising of many local artists for their contribution in the movie.

Ralang Road has been bestowed with wide critical acclaim in many film festivals across the world including the prestigious Karlovy Vary International film festival.

The film set in a semi rural setting of South Sikkim deals with four individuals.

Exploring various dimensions of the Sikkimese society in a subtle way, the movie depicts a riveting story with characters that are real, engaging the audience in a tale that may be obscure but not out of reality.

Local artist Sonam Wangyal who is one of the actors of the movie said that shooting the film was a learning experience for him and the movie should attract wide range of audience.

The film is shot in Rabong and Borong over a month according to the director.

Cinematic and brave, the movie depicts Sikkim in a way that has not been explored before.