You must have seen Bigg Boss 8 contestant Gautam Gualti in television serial Diya Aur Baati Hum but do you know that Gautam Gulati is the first male TV actor to walk the red carpet of the Cannes International Film Festival.
Gautam acted in a short film titled Darpok which was screened at the Cannes International Film Festival’s short film corner. The film is directed by Rakesh Mehta.
Made in Punjabi language with subtitles in English, the 22-minute film, co-produced by Britain-based Rosemilk Ltd. and Vijay Singh Phoolka, tells the tale of a 28-year-old man Joggi, living under trauma for not being able to prevent his mother from being raped when he was a child. His helplessness continues to haunt him until he plans to avenge it.
Gautam plays the young man Joggi, from whose perspective the story has been told in the film, which was shot in a village near Attari border in Amritsar. Not just that, before this film, Gautam has been a part of the biggest Sri Lankan blockbuster Siddhartha – The Buddha.