Featuring actors Shraddha Kapoor and Jim Sarbh, ‘The Tails of Boo Boo & Cuddly Poo’ is a passion-driven, quirky documentary that spreads the message of acceptance, rescue and take care of India’s neighborhood cats and canines

The Tails of Boo-Boo & Cuddly Poo, a documentary on stray cats and canines, is laced with humour, type, color and a great deal of ‘aww’ issue.

Shot by filmmaker Salil Jason Fernandez — who has labored on Fear (2015), Khauff (2015) and The Mole (2008) — and Vandana Sethhi, founding father of Water Communications and Earth Films, the movie options actors Shraddha Kapoor, Jim Sarbh, Amrita Puri and Samir Kochhar, VJ Maria Goretti, musician Anushka Manchanda, musician-actor Shibani Dandekar, comedians Cyrus Broacha and Atul Khatri, hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani, writer Shaheen Bhatt, and influencer Scherezade Shroff.

Salil Jason Fernandez

All these animal lovers come collectively to provide the world a message — ‘adopt, not shop’. Through the movie the makers need to present the plight of neighborhood animals with a give attention to cruelty, abandonment, rescue and love. A two-minute trailer was launched just lately.

Salil Jason says it’s a documentary that offers with animal cruelty. He explains, “We have made sure to make it appealing, I wanted to make a documentary that is stylish without losing the real essence for which the movie was conceptualised.”

Society in thoughts

Shot fully throughout the lockdown, the documentary concerned 30 organisations together with World For All (WFA), In Defense of Animals (IDA), Youth Organisation in Defense of Animals (YODA), Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD), Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) and Thane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) making this a milestone with animal welfare items coming collectively.

Vandana Sethi

The documentary, with all its endearing parts, focusses on schooling and the message of wholesome co-existence as nicely.

Actor Jim Sarbh says, “My life changed when Mimi walked into it; she’s been my reason for sanity during the lockdown. I think everyone should adopt an animal, give them love and a home, for the love you get back is manifold.”

Having labored for a few years with rescue organisations Salil say he wished a unique narrative for his documentary “We would like to think that we have a first-of-its-kind documentary narrative with a unique approach that blends the non-fiction talking heads with various fiction elements. The universal message of the documentary is about embracing these dogs and cats. If we are able to educate and inspire the audience in this regard then we have struck gold.”

A collaborative message

The completely different narrative, he provides, hopes to make younger individuals extra conscious and anxious about neighborhood cats and canines. Vandana Sethi says, “our aim is to raise awareness and convey a message about the poor situation of stray animals. This is a joint effort that features several organisations and individuals coming together and the entire project is pro bono ie, everyone collaborating in front of and behind the camera has waived their fee. It is truly a passion-driven film and a labour of love for the voiceless.”

The documentary is presently travelling the worldwide movie competition circuit and is bound to attraction to millennials. The duo causes, “Millennials are different. Their thought process is influenced in a positive way with a lot of good content they get to see on social media. It is not always about taking a stray animal home. If that is not possible, feed them, educate the society about tolerance and sterilisation.” Vandana additionally calls the documentary a mega motion for the reason for animal welfare which is bound to lift the requirements of documentary movies on animals.

Jim Sarbh along with his pet cat

Shraddha Kapoor, who options in The Tails of Boo-Boo & Cuddly Poo, says, “I loved being part of the documentary and hope this brings awareness to the plight of the stray animals especially since the monsoons are ongoing. Shylo is such an integral part of my life and I can’t imagine my life without him. I would want everyone to have that happiness in their life.”


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