“When the Police kill Sacred Trees, where do you go?” that’s the situation in ‘Peepal Tree’, a new film by National Award Winning Director from India Kranti Kanadé. Releasing in New York 29 Oct & Los Angeles 5 Nov 2021, his character vehemently declares, “I will leave this city if they kill that Peepal Tree!”

His last film ‘CRD’ was a critical & theatrical acclaim in US and India fetching 100% ratings on RottenTomatoes and reaching 50 days in cinemas. His other film ‘Gandhi Of The Month’ stars the legendary Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, The Piano, Taxi Driver, Mean Streets).

“Indian film ‘CRD’ enchanting, audacious, indefinable & infectious.
 Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
“Subversive & fearless, Kanadé breaks all rules of filmmaking in creating CRD, which boldly goes where no Indian film has gone before.”
 Namrata Joshi, The Hindu
“Entrancing, vibrant, irreverent, category-defying! Kanadé an assured visual stylist!”  Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter
“Allusive, elusive and by turns funny, romantic and tragic, CRD is a film tuned to the pitch of the ar­­tist’s heart.”LA Weekly
“CRD, An Ethereal Exercise In Art” ScreenAnarchy
“CRD is path-breaking! Classy & magnificently inventive! Unlike any seen in years.” Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV
“Outstanding, Superb!” Nandini Ramnath, Scroll
“Masterful, Sharp & Infectious!” Trisha Gupta, Firstpost
“Hypnotic! Inner-body experience.” Rahul Desai, Film Companion
CRD Official Trailer and CRD FB Page with Interviews
Kranti’s children’s film ‘Mahek’ won awards around the world in festivals and ‘Chaitra’ won five National Film Awards becoming India’s official entry to the Student Oscars. He studied at UCLA and FTII. He has planted more than 8000 trees and has helped rehabilitate 600 destitute children.