The shining, aspirational exterior of IIT Kharagpur hardly shares its gentle with the despair, self-doubt and different psychological challenges that the engineering aspirants face inside the campus. However that’s what Netflix’s upcoming sequence Alma Matters: Inside the IIT dream is meant to discover. The streamer on Saturday unveiled the trailer of the docuseries, and the nearly three-minute-long clip has its college students giving a way of what it means to be an IITian.
Directed by Pratik Patra and Prashant Raj and produced by Dopamine Media & Leisure Pvt Ltd, Alma Matters goals to delve into the world of IIT Kharagpur, which is dominated by overwhelming competitiveness, inherent sexism, a battle to “preserve identity”, and in addition an timeless spirit to beat challenges.
One of the highlights of the trailer is the evident isolation that one would possibly really feel in an setting resembling IIT Kharagpur’s, the place you might be indifferent from the realities of the outer world as the harshness of the place itself looms massive on one’s thoughts.
It’s, nevertheless, additionally the identical place that offers a way of bonhomie to its inhabitants, as they discover companionship and luxury in shared joys and sorrows. A giant shock in the trailer comes in the direction of the finish, as maverick comic Biswa Kalyan Rath, who’s an IIT Kharagpur alumnus. Biswa has delivered a number of items of comedy about his time at IIT and in addition what constitutes a typical engineer.
Alma Matters: Inside the IIT Dream, which is a three-part sequence, will start streaming on Netflix from Could 14.