The Playback Singer + Bonus material

Watch "The Playback Singer", the funny and poignant, multiple award winning, feature that proves we are all works in progress. Plus receive hours of bonus material including a Making of Documentary, Deleted Scenes, Full Version of Several Piyush Mishra Songs, and Commentary with the Director and Producer.

  • The Playback Singer Feature

    1h 30m

    THE PLAYBACK SINGER tells the story of an aimless, would-be, jungle-gym architect who finds his existence disrupted – and his marriage upended – when his prickly, Indian, B-movie playback singer father-in-law comes to visit and overstays his welcome.

    An original feature written by director Suj...

  • Bonus: "The Playback SInger" with Commentary

    1h 30m

    Listen to writer/director Suju Vijayan and producer Mike Blum talk about the film while you rewatch it. Lots of fascinating tidbits.

  • Bonus: The Making of "The Playback Singer"

    12m

    The complete version of the "making of" documentary with many fascinating details on creating the award winning film.

  • Bonus: Deleted Scenes

    4m 34s

    The scenes that didn't make the final cut.

  • Bonus: Full takes of several Original Piyush Mishra Songs

    5m 2s

    Piyush Mishra has been hailed by Rolling Stone as a genius. Listen to Piyush sing full versions of several songs from the movie and one that never made it in. A real treat!

  • Bonus: What is "The Playback Singer" About?

    1m 29s

    Producer, Director and cast explain what the film is about.

  • Bonus: What is a Playback Singer?

    1m 8s

    Learn what a playback singer does and how important and famous they are in Bollywood.

  • Bonus: Inspiration for the Movie

    35s

    Learn what inspired director Suju Vijayan to write "The Playback Singer."

  • Bonus: Casting "The Playback Singer"

    56s

    Working with Casting Director, Alison Buck, on casting the film.

  • Bonus: Casting "Ashok"

    1m 37s

    The 6-month search to find the perfect "Playback Singer"!

  • Bonus: Bringing Piyush Mishra from India

    1m 1s

    The hardest part of the production was bringing lead actor, Piyush Mishra over from India. Find out why and why it was worth the effort.

  • Bonus: Preparing for the Shoot

    1m 58s

    When you only have 18 days to shoot entire feature film, you better be prepared. Learn how the team did it.

  • Bonus: Finding and Keeping the Crew

    1m 15s

    Working with a pro crew on an indie budget.

  • Bonus: Working with the Actors

    50s

    How director, Suju Vijayan, molded the disparate personalities of the cast into a cohesive whole for the film.

  • Bonus: Working with director, Suju Vijayan

    53s

    Learn how Suju yielded soft power to get what she needed for the film.

  • Bonus: Creating the Jungle Gym

    1m 0s

    How did the team create the climactic jungle gym... and where can you get one!?

  • Bonus: Final Thoughts

    1m 0s

    The most rewarding aspects of creating "The Playback Singer."

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  • The Playback Singer + Bonus material

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    Watch "The Playback Singer", the funny and poignant, multiple award winning, feature that proves we are all works in progress. Plus receive hours of bonus material including a Making of Documentary, Deleted Scenes, Full Version of Several Piyush Mishra Songs, and Commentary with the Director and ...

  • The Playback Singer

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    Watch "The Playback Singer", the funny and poignant, multiple award winning, feature that proves we are all works in progress.