The Violin Player is the story of one day in the life of a Bollywood session violinist who finds expression in an unlikely place. The day unfolds to reveal startling truths about music, art, life and survival.
One of the leading ad filmmakers of India, Bauddhayan Mukherji better known as Buddy, was born and brought up in Calcutta. He is the son of a schoolteacher mom and a poet father and was introduced to the world of music, arts and literature at a very young age.
Bauddhayan runs his own production house called Little Lamb Films and is considered a path breaker in Indian advertising filmmaking. He has directed more than 300 television commercials and won numerous international awards. In 2010, Bauddhayan went on to win the prestigious Silver Lion at Cannes – the Oscars of ad films.