Kajol has finally made her digital debut with the short film, Devi and it is sure to stir your emotions.
Kajol’s debut short film, Devi, was released a day ago and it is winning over the audience’s hearts with its amazing portrayal of the society’s ugly reality. Talking about one of the most tragic realities of our society, the short film highlights the social evil that has ruined thousands of lives in India and all over the world – rape.
The short film directed by Priya Banerjee also stars Neha Dhupia, Neena Kulkarni, Shruti Haasan, Mukta Barve, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Sandhya Mhatre, Rama Joshi and Yashaswini Dayama. Every woman featured in the short film represents women from different walks of life and the background or stories tied with them are gut-wrenching. Without any graphic imagery or without even uttering the word – rape. The well-written and well-delivered dialogues are enough to stir your feelings and remind you of the rage that watching incidents such as these flash on the news often. Without revealing too much about the end, all we can say is, you feel a lump in your throat as it brings us face to face with the horrendous reality we live in.
You can watch Devi here:
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Here’s how Twitter reacted after watching Devi:
#Devi What an incredible and powerful short film this is. The film may be short but the impact it creates is huge! So proud to see @shrutihaasan took this as her first short film. This something which needs to be say out loudly. Kudos tothe entire team??https://t.co/h867Ns8RnZ
— Sriram❤Shruti (@SriramShruti) March 2, 2020
#Devi makes you question everything you are working towards. It will leave you with tears and anger.
We might call ourselves strong and independent women but end of the day we are just as helpless and scared. In which direction is the country progressing? https://t.co/4jkX1q3U52
— Parangama (@Parangama_S) March 2, 2020
Watched #Devi on @LargeShortFilms today. I won't lie, I teared up. What a beautiful film 🙂
— Sulagna Chatterjee (@BeingChatterjee) March 2, 2020
When a 'short' film, makes an impact that is going to last 'long'. A harsh and painful reality depicted in a very well written and directed film. This 13-minute film has delivered what a 2-hour movie might not able to. @LargeShortFilms, outstanding !
— Ritik (@_alreadytook) March 3, 2020
Kajol is soo talented ?❤️❤️, filmmakers should offer her different roles. She can explore so much with that Talent. @itsKajolD #Devi #kajol pic.twitter.com/WR0XWJjR7g
— Cinema Therapy (@moviesadmirer) March 2, 2020
https://t.co/GnmGF6yJpn never watched an emotional short film like #Devi u all r fantastic @itsKajolD @NehaDhupia @shrutihaasan @neenakulkarni kudos to producers and directors of #Devi so relevant and touching ??????
— kamalesh kumar singh (@Kamleshkumars17) March 2, 2020
I genuinely cannot describe how gut-wrenchingly hard-hitting that was. Thank you for making it. It deserves all the recognition #Devi @LargeShortFilms https://t.co/TG7DrKAH6x
— Natasha Khiara (@NatashaK_) March 3, 2020
Great acting by #Kajol but its sad that its all happening around us. #Devi https://t.co/HwvSdlUyVf
— Soumya Ranjan Mohanty (@soumyaiam) March 2, 2020
Watched #Devi a short film by #priyankabanerjee @LargeShortFilms Absolutely stunning! Heartbreaking and just fantastic story telling! Everyone must watch!https://t.co/ATakarGJmx
— Shivathmika Rajashekar (@ShivathmikaR) March 3, 2020
I personally felt so broken after watching this !! Please invest 13 min of your life to watch this short film. #Devi @itsKajolD
— ?κнιℓ ραиωαя #TeamShreya (@ShreyaAkhil) March 4, 2020