1869 – When India Faced the Worst | Short Film

1869 short film by gaurav prabhakar mali

In 1868-69, Rajputana (a state of India which is now known as Rajasthan) faced a disaster that killed over 1.5 million people. Many people wandered in search of food & water until they died from starvation. In this short film, a young couple (Makhan & Lachmi) leave their house and start looking for life. Are they going to survive? Explore their journey and find out how bad this disaster was.

The film was officially selected in 5 international film festivals and won an award as well. Please tell us your thoughts about the film in the comments section below. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel. 


Writer, Director, Cinematographer, & Editor:

Gaurav Prabhakar Mali


Palak Kayath

Raghav Gurjargour

Harish Sharma

Tarun Joshi

Shaheen Khan

Ass. Director:

Rishabh Yadav

Music Director:

Sahil Jonas


Shreya Paliwal

Rajneesh Pathak

Mixing & Mastering:

Silhouette Music


Tarun Joshi

Richa Nirwan

Gaurav Prabhakar Mali


Malika Faizee

Media Partners:

Rangeelo Rajasthan

Shades of Udaipur

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