#Watch How Smoking Kills 1 Person Every 8 Seconds!!!


#Watch How Smoking Kills 1 Person Every 8 Seconds!!!

Tobacco has over 4000 toxic substances and is like a slow poison. And compulsive smoking is like embracing death. A chain smoker is literally walking down the road to death. According to reports, three million deaths are caused annually because of smoking. That’s one death after every 8 seconds. By 2020, the figure is expected to touch ten million deaths annually. That’s one death after every 3 seconds. So, making a film about the ill-effects of smoking was personal call. I and my partner zeroed in on the theme after ruminating upon dozens of ideas.

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Watch How Smoking Kills 1 Person Every 8 Seconds

We chose ‘Death Road’ as the movie’s title. The film was released on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day. The entire film of 5-minute duration is shot using a single continuous tracking shot captured through a handheld camera at a live location around Delhi University North Campus while battling with rain, crowd and monkeys in keeping up with the spirit of cinematic realism.

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Death Road is a tribute to Charles Chaplin, Orson Welles Akira Kurosawa, Dev Anand, Guru Dutt, Kishore Kumar, Max Ophüls, Stanley Kubrick, among other luminaries of cinema.

It is a serious attempt to highlight the ill-effects of smoking in a rather non-serious manner.
Our short film ‘Death Road’ can be watched on YouTube. You too can help us in our fight against smoking by spreading the word around.