Friday, 16 December 2011

Kahanikar wins an ECFA award!!!

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) has won the ECFA - European Children's Film Association - award at the 14th Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Youth!

The jury's citation:
"'For the variety of animation styles and its delicate approach to the important subject of dementia of an aging relative."

For the complete list of winners and more about the festival, please visit:

Monday, 28 November 2011

Kahanikar wins in Peru!

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) has won the Best International Animation award at the Fenaco International Short Film Festival in Cusco, Peru! Such great news :)

For more details and to view the complete list of winners, click here.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) is on the official longlist of the 45 short animation films being considered for the Oscars at the Academy! Thanks to my awesome team and my wonderful family and friends - it wouldn't have been possible with all your help and support :) *big hugs*

If you enjoyed the film, please vote for us on this online poll.

You can view the trailer for the film here!

Monday, 14 November 2011

Kahanikar premieres in India!!!

I am so excited to announce that Kahānikār (The Storyteller) will premiere tomorrow at the International Children's Film Festival in India in Hyderabad! So exciting :D

For more details about the screening, please visit:

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) has won two more awards last week! The 'Best Animation for Children' prize at the Animafrik Festival in Ghana and the 'Best Student Animation' at the Animae Caribe Animation Festival in Trinidad and Tobago!!! I am so pleased to hear this great news and would like to thank my super team and the lovely organisers of the two festivals.

For more details of all the winners, please visit the festival websites:



Thursday, 20 October 2011

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) is part of the official selection at the Encounters International Film Festival in Bristol! We will be screening at the Arnolfini Auditorium as part of the 'Travels - Near and Far' programme on the 17th and 19th of November. Look forward to seeing you there! :) 

For more details, please visit:

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

I am really pleased to announce that Kahānikār (The Storyteller) has just won the Best School Animation prize at ANIMA - Córdoba International Animation Festival! For more details, please visit: 

List of Winners at ANIMA - Córdoba International Animation Festival 2011

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Kahanikar (The Storyteller) is part of the Official International Animation Competition at the 54th DOK Leipzig International Animation & Documentary Film Festival. Our German Premiere will be taking place Leipzig on the 19th of October - please do join us if you are in the vicinity!

For more details, please visit:

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

I am really pleased to announce that Kahanikar (The Storyteller) is now part of the Official Selection at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival. It will be screening at Facets Multimedia on the 30th of October at 9:30a.m. as part of the 'Tales with a Twist' program.

For more details, please visit: CICFF General Public Schedule

Saturday, 30 July 2011

I am really pleased to announce that my film, Kahanikar (The Storyteller) has won the Best Animation award at the (Academy Award qualifying) 15th LA Shorts Fest!!! Such exciting news :-)

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Kahanikar - The Storyteller is now part of the official selection at the (Academy Award qualifying) 15th LA Shorts Fest! :) We will be screening on the 28th of July at 1:00pm - please join us if you are in the vicinity. 

Thursday, 2 June 2011

I am really pleased to announce the World Premiere of my graduation film, Kahanikar (The Storyteller) at the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival. We will be screening as part of the Nokia Shorts Weekender 'Family Shorts' programme on the 26th of June in George's Square Theatre, Edinburgh. Please do come along if you are in the vicinity!

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Kahānikār Trailer

And the trailer for my  graduation film at the National Film & Television School!

Et Voila!

Here is my latest Showreel now up and running on Vimeo 


The trailer for my new film, Kahānikār (The Storyteller) will be up here shortly along with my latest showreel.

In the meantime, please feel free to have a look at some of my previous work.