Om Dar-Ba-Dar made 25 years back directed by Kamal Swaroop. “I never thought I’d live to see the film release in theaters,” he said. It was almost lost until a few journalists made enquiries after watching it online, and NFDC’s Nina Gupta, paved the way for its release. I don’t believe in sense, but nonsense. I don’t want to connect, but rather to disconnect. How can you show death in films? Nobody dies. Everybody lives. It’s all pretenses he added.
“There have been several talented directors who have died without getting due recognition. It’s a terrific moment for me and my film,” says Swaroop. “I managed the crowds and told stories to keep them entertained. One of it was about a boy who skips school and runs away from home when the results are due. He then discovers that he can make a living by holding his breath for a really long time, just like the frogs,” he narrates.