Dir: Sudhanshu Saria / India / 2015 / Colour / 92 mins / Hindi-English

loev2When Wall Street dealmaker Jai thinks of putting some pleasure into his 48-hour business trip to Mumbai, Sahil, his young, music-producer friend, drops everything, including his reckless boyfriend Alex, to help him execute the perfect getaway. Hiking the hills and canyons of Maharashtra, amidst half-attempted conversations and sudden silences, business calls and old jokes, the friends discover there is more than just
time-zones keeping them apart. Things take another turn when Alex shows up with a new male-companion at his side, throwing up old conflicts and bringing unanswered questions to the fore. Loev is about this weekend between friends where chances are missed, truths evaded and among all the stumbles, the love that unexpectedly prevails.fore.


Direction & Screenplay Sudhanshu Saria
Production Arfi Lamba, Sudhanshu Saria, Katharina Suckale, Jasleen Marwah
Cinematography Sherri Kauk
Editing Nitesh Bhatia
Sound Pritam Das
Cast Shiv Pandit as Jai, Dhruv Ganesh as Sahil, SiddharthMenon as Alex, Rishabh J Chaddha as Junior

Awards / Festivals

  • Guadalajara IFF, South by Southwest FF
  • Tel Aviv LGBT FF – Winner! Audience Award, Best Feature
  • BFI Flare, Los Angeles Asian Pacific FF, Frameline FF, Jeonju Intl
  • FF, Istanbul Independent FF, Melbourne Queer FF, Inside Out FF, Frameline FF.