Jaya Ganga

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On the occasion of the release of Vijay Singh’s novel ‘Jaya Ganga’ in Hindi & English

Alliance Française de Delhi


Film screening of the film


followed by a conversation with the Director Author Mr. Vijay Singh

Date & Time: 20 Oct 2021 at 6:00 pm

Venue: ML Bhartia Auditorium, 72, Lodi Estate, New Delhi -110003

Plot: Nishant’ a young Indian writer living in Paris is journeying down the Ganges from its source in the Himalayas to the sea. Haunted by the fantasy or the memory of a beautiful Parisian woman called Jaya’ he plans to write a book around his voyages. On the bank of the turquoise Ganges one morning he chance upon Zehra an irresistible poetess dancing girl in the tradition of the great courtesans who perform in a nearby brothel. Zehra resurrects the memory of Jaya. As love casts its spell once again on Nishant he asks Zehra to join him on his journey. Romance takes over. A new life begins for Zehra as Nishant would like her to accompany him back to Paris. Half way down the river’ at the height of their romance Nishant receives telegram. Zehra soon realises how Nishant’s fantasy of a half-real half-unreal woman could transform her life into a journey of ambiguous surprises.

Open to all | Only 50 seats available | Free entry | First-come first- serve basis

*Attendees will be required to follow all sanitary measures