The video is a one-take performance using mixed-media and elements of shadow puppetry to create the narrative.

Mat Ro Bachhe is based on the poem “philistini bacche ke liye Lori” by Faiz Ahmad Faiz.


About Dastaan LIVE: https://bit.ly/2KkfCwM Dastaan LIVE is a art-rock project that brings together the world o the aural and the visual to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for audiences. The project was conceived by Anirban Ghosh and Sumant Balakrishnan in 2016. Since early 2018, Dastaan LIVE has carved a niche for themselves in the alternative arts space. The project constantly strives to discover new ways to make this project increasingly immersive for our audiences , creating spaces for dialogue and interpretations and compelling people above all, to think.


Directed by /Editor: Anant Raina

DOP: Shupriyo Maitra

Animation / Storyboarding: Ikroop Sandhu

Art Direction: Sumant Balakrishnan, Vaibhavi Kowshik, Ankit Pandey, Abhinav Khetarpal, Pinak Mokashi

Visual Documentation: Pinak Mokashi

Production Design: Ankit Pandey, Abhinav Khetarpal, Anuj Chopra

Performed by: Ankit Pandey, Sahir Hariharan , Anuj Chopra, Abhinav Khetarpal, Anirban Ghosh, Anant Raina

Producer: Anirban Ghosh

Musicians: Anirban Ghosh (Co-Founder / Composer / Bass Guitar) Sumant Balakrishnan (Co-Founder / Composer / Guitar / Vocals) Jagtinder Singh Sidhu (Hindustani Vocals) Nikhil Vasudevan (Drums / Backing Vocals) Subhanshu Singh (Guitar / Backing Vocals) Sudheer Rikhari (Vocals / Spoken word poetry) Varun Gupta (Tabla / Percussions) Rahul Sharma (Percussions) Pinak Mokashi (Backing Vocals)

Track recorded at: Ghar ka studios: http://tiny.cc/a1ruaz

Track mixed and mastered by: Ritwik De & Amar Pandey

Track artwork by: Shiraz Hussain: http://tiny.cc/yyruaz

Visual Design (Dastaan LIVE): Yashas Chandra

We would like to thank: Faiz Foundation Trust Samina Mishra

Executive Producer (Dastaan LIVE): Sandbox Collective

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