Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents a short film with Dr. Palash Sen

Marking the directorial debut of the multi-talented musician, composer and actor, Jiya Jaye is a soul-stirring, award winning musical short

Bangalore 21thSeptember 2017: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents ‘Jiya Jaye’, a heart-touching musical, the new short film marks the directorial debut of the multi-talented singer and musician, Palash Sen. Well known as the lead vocalist of India’s biggest band Euphoria, music maestro Palash Sen is now set to win hearts with his one of its kind musical short - a story of lovers, caught in the crossfire of terror.

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents a short film with Dr. Palash Sen

The release of ‘Jiya Jaye’ with Palash Sen marks the dawn of a new category of musical short films in the country taking the Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films platform a notch higher for achieving a new milestone in the Indian film industry.

Commenting on the release, Raja Banerji, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, Pernod Ricard India, said “It is an extremely proud moment for us to associate with Palash Sen and launch a musical short film on our platform. With the release of Jiya Jaye, we are introducing a new category of narrative in the short film industry and we are absolutely thrilled about this project. It is an industry first that shows the growing popularity of shorts which Royal Stag Barrel Select Large short film is driving. It is wonderful to see how short films are attracting a great audience online as well as great talent from the mainstream film industry and popular artists in the country. In line with the brand’s philosophy of make it perfect, we have and will continue to encourage and motivate talented film makers to freely showcase their original creativity through our platform.”

Starring Kinshuk Sen and Sahiba Bali in the lead roles, and with a strong supporting cast of Kashish Arora, Shahran Qayyoom, Rajat Bhattacharya, Rahul Khajuria, Mayas and Prisha, Jiya Jaye revolves around the theme of love. The short film chronicles lost innocence and brings to fore a narrative of friends who become enemies in times of terror and misplaced nationalism. A strong, emotional, musical drama, this short film is sure to lead the audience to delve deep into the plight of its characters. The song used in the film is the first single from Euphoria’s upcoming album.

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has ushered in a revolution in the field of filmmaking. Through a slew of powerful short films, the platform has successfully redefined movie-watching for cinephiles over the past few years. Not only has it gained immense popularity, Large Short Films has become one of the most credible and celebrated stages for short films in India.

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has released some of the most prodigious and award winning short films with some of the renowned artists and directors from the industry which truly reflects originality, imagination and perfection.  ‘Ahalya’, ‘Interior Café - Night’, ‘Ouch’, ‘Chutney’, ‘That Gusty Morning’, ‘Mumbai Varanasi Express’, ‘KhoolAaliChithi’, ‘The School Bag’, ‘Bruno and Juliet’ and ‘Shunyata’ are some of the phenomenal films released in this platform.Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films as the platform for original short films andhas been the pioneer in popularizing this genre of filmmaking.

Themed on the philosophy of “Make it Perfect”, The Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is a platform for aspiring directors to feature along with mainstream Bollywood directors while still chasing their creative energy to create a niche for themselves in the industry. The platform gives a credible stage to the storytellers to showcase their artistic creativity and reach out to their target audience through the digital world.

Talking about the film, Dr. Palash Sen said, “I am really excited to present Jiya Jaye to our fans who have named themselves ‘DHOOMERS’. The movie has a very emotional plot written by my sister Dahlia that was best expressed through music. I have always wanted to make a musical film using Euphoria songs. This is an entirely new avenue for me and my band and I am glad that Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films gave me the perfect opportunity and platform. This platform was always my first choice and I am Euphoric about this partnership.  It is an incredible platform for filmmakers, artists and actors who want to explore their creativity and take their work to newer mediums."

About Royal Stag Large Short Films:
Royal stag Barrel Select Large Short Films (LSF) is a portal that is the hub of Indian short films. It gives the audience the window to enjoy short films made by large directors. It gives aspiring film makers a platform to showcase their short films with original ideas. Films from LSF has made big in Filmfare with three of its film made in in final shortlist. Chutney a LSF release has won 2 Filmfare awards. In recent times, Platform has been built on identified core attribute of RSBS - ‘Make it Perfect” and targeting a more refined and evolved RSBS audience.

About Royal Stag Barrel Select
Royal Stag Barrel Select is the premium offering of Royal stag for the discerning consumer who seeks an evolved taste. It is for the young, confident, progressive and inspiring individual who has tasted their first Success; want to be seen as the one with discerning taste, evolving in their journey of life and standing out through perfection. The brand inspires individual who has a desire of magnifying his life in terms of refinement and the assurance of having arrived- making his life grander and richer. Royal Stag Barrel Select drives the brand proposition of “Make it Perfect “

Kinshuk Sen                                                                                                                                      
Sahiba Bali
Kashish Arora
Shahran Qayyoom
Rajat Bhattacharya

Additional Background music
DJ Bhaduri
Prashant Trivedi
Vinayak Gupta

Gairik Sarkar

Sound Design
Hardik Singh Reen
Reuel Baretto

Hardik Singh Reen

Still Photography
Tushar Mahajan

Dr. Palash Sen / Deekshant Sahrawat

Publicity Design
Couch Potato Media

Film Mix and Master
Eric Pillai

Manoj Singh (Image Devices)

Story and Dialogues
Dahlia Sen Oberoi

Background Score
Aman Nath

Assistant Directors
Amitava Ganguly
Prashant Trivedi

Finance Controller
Purna Rout

Production Controller
Rakesh Bhardwaj

Kamlesh Jha

Vaishali Barua

Screenplay and Direction