The least he could do was to be happy for his friend.
Akash and Saharsh are friends and struggling actors.
They go from audition to audition, struggling to land themselves a role. Competition is stiff. Roles are scarce. They simply aren’t yet good enough for the industry.
Their acting diplomas from a renowned institute is, in fact, hurting their chances.
They bond over the strange people they encounter and the rejections they undergo, until one day when Saharsh lands a small role.
Akash tries to be the supportive friend in spite of the rivalry he feels.
He’s happy for Saharsh, but is he forever doomed as a failure?
‘The Artist’ is part of our Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival channel on Viddsee.