Against the backdrop of Partition, newly independent India’s first hockey team defeats England, their erstwhile coloniser, to win the Gold at the 1948 London Olympics. Six decades later, when Nandy Singh, a member of this iconic team suffers a stroke at the age of 84, his tenacious will to recover inspires his daughter to go on a journey to discover the champion he was before she was born.
About the Director
Bani Singh studied at the National Institute of Design and after working in the area of furniture and space design for a few years specialised in Museum studies. She worked at the Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab as a gallery visualiser and content interpreter. For the last couple of years she was senior faculty at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology. Taangh (Longing) is her first film.