Santulna (2013)

Writer, Director, Editor

Renown Indian Guru, Sri Chinmoy once spoke of the relationship between the Hindu deities, Lord Shiva and Mother Kali. He said, 'Shiva is the silent aspect and Kali is the dynamic aspect. Truth is complete when it is both dynamic and silent. Truth is complete when the dynamic aspect and the silent aspect function together.'

Gita is an Indian-American high school student who struggles to identify herself in her college application, when her eccentric cousin from India, Dev, visits for the weekend. The story follows the two as their relationship develops, ultimately shedding light on Gita's own personal truth.