Holy Basil’s producer Vivek Kajaria has made his directorial debut with a short film “Durga” The film has received accolades in various international film festivals. The film stars talented actress Veena Jamkar in leading role. She has played a role of a Bengali woman. The short film showcases relationship between grandparents and grandchildren in a very emotional way.
The short film was screened at Bussan International Film Festival in Korea for the first time. Then it has been screened at 13th Indian Film Festival (Stuttgart 2016), International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, International Film Festival of South Asia (Toronto) Kayseri Altin Sinar Film Festival (Turkey), 5th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival (New Jersey), 5th Antarctica Short Documentary and Animation Film Festival till date. The short film has also won this year’s Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival award.