In an exclusive chat with PeepingMoon, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Vikrant Massey and director Arati Kadav opened up about the idea behind their sci-fi Netflix film Cargo. The trio talked about trying something challenging and how the industry or society reacts to people who try something new. The also talked about experimenting a comparatively new genre in India and hoping for it to open new doors.
Directed by Arati, the film revolves around demon Prahastha, who has been working on a spaceship for years for the Post Death Transition services with the help of a female astronaut, where dead people are recycled for rebirth. While Vikrant plays the demon, Shweta is cast as the astronaut. Cargo premiered at the 2019 MAMI Film Festival under the spotlight section, and has been screened at several international film festivals.
The film premiered on Netflix on September 9, 2020!