At a time when women-centric films like Panga, Chhapaak and Thappad are being released in Bollywood, a 13-minute short film ‘Devi’ is following the path by discussing the horror of sexual violence in a realistic manner.
This moving story has several hidden details underlined in it and we are not giving them as they contain spoilers. All the artists did their job to perfection while the pleasant surprise was the deaf and dumb girl played by Yashaswini Dayama (Filter Copy fame).
‘Devi’, directed by Priyanka Banerjee has an ensemble cast including Kajol, Neha Dhupia, Shruti Haasan, Mukta Barve, Neena Kulkarni who all share a grim past. This short film can change your perspective on violence against women. So, why to wait? Watch it here!
Young filmmaker cries foul
Soon after the film made waves, a young filmmaker Abhishek Rai accused the makers of plagiarising his short film ‘Four’. The makers are yet to react to his allegation. Watch Abhishek’s film here.