#PODCAST: Durban director Dayakar Padayachee previews his upcoming short film "Saloon"

By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - South African short film "Saloon" has been gaining plaudits on the international scene and most recently was nominated as a finalist at the Kosice International Monthly Film Festival in Slovakia. Directed by Durban's Dayakar Padayachee, Saloon is the story of a troubled hit-man who visits a nearby bar - which acts as a safe haven for people like him to reflect his thoughts. But something sinister is afoot and the dangers lurking in the dark force him to protect himself. The short film was produced by Pelisha Somiah, with Simon Ratcliffe acting as sound designer. Speaking to Newsbreak, Padayachee explains the inspiration behind his gritty film...