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Synopsis: Due to the corona virus pandemic, a married middle class Indian couple is in a lockdown situation. The wife stands against domestic violence and becomes a DURGA – the goddess of war.

DURGA (Sanskrit: दुर्गा, IAST: Durgā) :: identified as Adi Parashakti, is a principal and popular form of the Hindu Goddess. She is a goddess of war, the warrior form of Parvati, whose mythology centers around combating evils and demonic forces that threaten peace, prosperity and Dharma the power of good over evil.


Not Rated, suggested domestic violence



Run Time

2 minutes


Mitesh Take (Husband)
Vanita Take (Wife)

Directed by

Mitesh Take

Written by

Mitesh Take

Produced by

Vanita Take

Director's Statement

This is a 2 minutes experimental silent short film ‘DURGA’S LOCKDOWN’ about domestic abuse in lockdown.

Director's Bio

Film director Mitesh is a 48 years old farmer from India. He is also an actor, designer, poet, blogger and social worker. This is his first film, shoot on an 8 megapixel smartphone in lockdown.


HBZ Lockdown Short Film Contest 2020, India - India - 2020

1. 🥇 1st BEST SHORT FILM 🏆 - (Durga's Lockdown)

ReelLife Online Short Film Festival 2020, India - India - 2020

🥇 BEST FILM 🏆 (Durga's Lockdown)

Cut & Clap Indie Short Fest 2020, India - India - 2020

🥇WINNER - SUPER HERO SHORT FILM 🏆 - (Durga's Lockdown)

IFA ISTANBUL FILM AWARDS May 2020, Turkey - Turkey - 2020

Honorable Mention Mobile Film (Durga's Lockdown)

Quarantine Ten Minutes Short Film Festival 2020, Bangladesh - Bangladesh - 2020

one of the dedicated filmmakers of the 10 participants around the world (Mitesh Take)

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