The story of the film revolves around David, a young German who visits Indore after the death of his Indian photojournalist girlfriend Mumtaz and embarks on a journey to the troubled heart of India. As he tries to retrace her steps before her death, he digs deep into Mumtaz’s documentation of the Maoist uprising in the area.
“When I first read the script, I was so impressed because, let alone the film, we do not get to read such stories set in the background. I was more than happy to be part of the story,” Pathak adds.
Dust, also featuring Morten Holst, Amrita Bagchi and Kalyanee Mulay, streams on Mubi app.