Documentary Film ZINDAGI…EK LAMHA Directed and Produced by Pranjal Singh WAS RELEASED ON at his office ONE CLICK PRODUCTION VIKAS KHAND GOMTI NAGAR LUCKNOW. it was his 11th film .
according to mr. singh “YUN TOH HAR PAL BADHTI HAI ZINDAGI , RANG BADALTI NAYE ROOP ME DHALTI HAI ZINDAGI , LAMHE ME SIMTI LAMHON SE BANDHTI LAMHON me KATTI LAMHON KO JOD KAR BANTI HAI ZINDAGI…”
the film is shot in lucknow and Patna city of Bihar . through this documentary film the director Pranjal Singh wanted to show the real and harsh face of the society. he focused on senior citizens living in old age home and facing the adversities of life. Senior citizens expect a lot from their children but they often leave them in old age homes to count the last few days of life in hope of seeing their children again.Pranjal Singh during his interview shared some of his memories which he undergo during his shoot of the film.
he told that during one of the interviews a senior citizen said that due to western culture and trending nuclear family system people are now not willing to take care of their parents and thus the old age homes are rising every day.
Director Pranjal Singh , said “while shooting it was very hard for me and my team to see this tough phase of life . The director also said that ” By the medium of this documentary and I being a child would like to question everyone out there that what is more precious for you all… love and care of your mother or the fake face of society . take a step forward and spread unconditional love to the old people around you this is all they want. An old man radha mohan singh who has also appealed the court for euthanasia ( mercy killing )who lives in one of the old age homes told the team that “when a tree grows old it provides shelter to the young generation but people today do not need the valued knowledge of the elders. we elders do not need anything else except love and respect and we want to spend our left days with small kids this will be like sweet to our dinner plate. Internationally senior citizens population counts approx. 60 crore , india’s counting is approx. 10 crores . In the end pranjal concluded his speech with a request that we all should respect and care our parents as because of them we are here in this world and this is our very first duty to do so.