THE PLAYBACK SINGER tells the story of an aimless, would-be, jungle-gym architect who finds his existence disrupted – and his marriage upended when his prickly, Indian, B-movie playback singer father-in-law comes to visit and overstays his welcome.

An original feature written by director Suju Vijayan, THE PLAYBACK SINGER is an award-winning, family drama liberally spiked with comedy, which gets to the heart of relationships and the challenges of finding our place in this world.


Read the lovely review in the Los Angeles Times here!


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Winner Best Actor (Piyush Mishra) at the 2014 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival!

Nominee Best Dramatic Feature and Best Actor (Navi Rawat) at the 2014 Traildance Film Festival!

Winner Best Narrative Film at the 2013 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival!

Winner Best Debut Feature at the 11th Female Eye Film Festival!

Finalist for Best Narrative Feature at the 29th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival!

Winner New Visions Award at the 23rd Cinequest Film Festival, home of our World Premiere!

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