23 October, 2020

Oorvazi Irani

The filmmaker on her latest movie, The Path of Zarathustra

Oorvazi Irani

Tell us about The Path of Zarathustra.

As a feature film, it poses the question, does every search for god end in love? The film is universal and yet is specific in its revelation of the Parsi community and the Zoroastrian faith.

What led you to explore the Parsi commun­ity and their faith?

As I am a Parsi, this identity was an integral part of my artistic exploration.

The script is written by Farrukh Dhondy. How did the collaboration come about?

Being a Parsi, he was always interested. Initially hesitant, he has added his unique dynamism to the script.

Why did you decide to play the protagonist?

I was seeking expression as an artist. Playing the protagonist, I just added to the challenge.

How was the experience of working with Tom Alter?

Tom Alter is the magic touch. There was a deep desire that helped me connect to him.

Tell us about you playing producer, director and actor.




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