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UT Student Film Casting Call

Updated: Nov 5, 2019


***Seeking Urdu/Hindi-speaking actors, with all levels of experience*** Casting Baahar (Outside), a UT Thesis short film directed by MFA student, Prakshi Malik.


When Shruti gets the news of her life--a chance to get far away from her family--on the evening of a big family dinner, its a recipe for disaster.

Lead Characters:

SHRUTI (15) Shruti is quiet, brave and determined.

SHOBHA (early-mid 40s) Shruti’s mother. She knows and abides by social mores. She has a temper.

Supporting Characters:

ARNAB (early-mid 40s) Shruti’s father. He is a little goofy and tries to avoid conflict.

ANIRUDH (mid-late 40s) Shruti’s paternal uncle. He is charismatic, nosy and opportunistic.

MATAJI (late 60s-early 70s) Shruti’s paternal grandmother. She is fond of Shruti.

Please note:

The shoot will take place between March 5 to 9 in Austin.

Compensation: Paid.

Please send headshot to Prakshi Malik at with the subject: BAAHAR AUDITION: CHARACTER YOU ARE AUDTIONING FOR. 
 Once we receive the information we will contact you to set up an audition.

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