Film Screening: ‘Astu – So be it’

swissnex India is supporting the Screening of award winning film by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar, featuring Dr. Mohan Agashe, on exploration of aging, memory, love, loss and compassion, at NIMHANS Convention Centre on 14th November at 5.30 pm.

Event Details


NIMHANS Convention Center (Hall 2)
Hosur Road, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560029 India


November 14, 2014 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm


FREE, open to all!


Appa – Dr. Chakrapani Shastri, retired director of an oriental research institute is now suffering from dementia. His daughter IRA and her doctor husband Madhav are trying to cope with Appa’s decaying memory.

One day Appa disappears..

IRA is in panic and trapped in the chain of Appa’s memory… While Appa is living his day moment by moment with a tramp couple Anta And Channama & their elephant Laxmi…

How would the two parallel tracks meet?


5.00 – 5.30 pm : Tea

5.30 – 5.45 pm: Welcome address

5.45 – 7.45 pm: Screening of the film Astu

 The event is free and open to all.

Symposium on 15th November

Screening of the film ‘Astu- So be it’ will be followed next day by an academic symposium to enable a transdisciplinary dialogue of Indian and Swiss health and media professionals.

Detailed programme: Click here.