• Karen David

    (as Kavita)
    Karen David is an Indian-Canadian actress, singer and songwriter, best known for portraying Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia in ABC's Galavant, as well as Francesca "Cesca" Montoya in the BBC television series Waterloo Road, and Layla in the American action film The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior. She plays Princess Jasmine (from Aladdin) in the American television series Once Upon a Time.
    Karen is also active in Charity work (Designers Against Aids, 
SOS Children's Villages Foundation, Breast cancer awareness).
  • Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz

    (as Teresa)

    An actress and producer of Swiss origin with over thirty years of acting experience, Jacqueline has appeared in theatre productions, television soaps, commercials and short films. She has worked with Klaus Maria Brandauer, M.K. Lewis, John Costopoulos, Elisabeth Kemp, Susan Batson and Bettina Lohmeyer. She is multilingual and has had extensive training in method acting, dance and vocals. (www.jfritschi-cornaz.ch)

    The confrontation with poverty during her first visit to India was shocking for Jacqueline. She initiated the Kavita & Teresa charity film and is significantly involved in the movie's development and fundraising.

  • Deepti Nava

    (as Deepali)
    Deepti Naval (as Deepali) is an American Indian actress, who made her debut in the year 1980 with Ek Baar Phir, for which she won her first Best Actor award, and has since appeared in more than 90 films, the most recent one being the acclaimed Oscar nominated Lion.
    Deepti’s major contribution has been in the area of art cinema, winning critical acclaim for her sensitive and close to life characters that emphazised the changing role of women in India.

Karen David

(as Kavita)

Karen David is an Indian-Canadian actress, singer and songwriter, best known for portraying Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia in ABC's Galavant, as well as Francesca "Cesca" Montoya in the BBC television series Waterloo Road, and Layla in the American action film The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior. She plays Princess Jasmine (from Aladdin) in the American television series Once Upon a Time. Karen is also active in Charity work (Designers Against Aids, SOS Children's Villages Foundation, Breast cancer awareness).

Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz

(as Teresa)

An actress and producer of Swiss origin with over thirty years of acting experience, Jacqueline has appeared in theatre productions, television soaps, commercials and short films. She has worked with Klaus Maria Brandauer, M.K. Lewis, John Costopoulos, Elisabeth Kemp, Susan Batson and Bettina Lohmeyer. She is multilingual and has had extensive training in method acting, dance and vocals. (www.jfritschi-cornaz.ch)

The confrontation with poverty during her first visit in India was shocking for Jacqueline. She initiated the Kavita & Teresa charity film and is significantly involved in the project's development and fundraising of the $ 4 Mio production budget.

Deepti Nava

(as Deepali)
Deepti Naval (as Deepali) is an American Indian actress, who made her debut in the year 1980 with Ek Baar Phir, for which she won her first Best Actor award, and has since appeared in more than 90 films, the most recent one being the acclaimed Oscar nominated Lion. Deepti’s major contribution has been in the area of art cinema, winning critical acclaim for her sensitive and close to life characters that emphazised the changing role of women in India.

Synopsis

For Kavita, a spoiled modern young woman of Indian origin
living in Toronto, love is an illusion.

Social Impact

We have 3 goals in telling Kavita’s and Teresa’s story:
IMPROVE, INSPIRE and ADVANCE.

Cast

Karen David,  Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz
and  Deepti Naval

Writer | Director

The Swiss-Indian Kamal Musale is a talented author and director
who has made over 30 films.

Production

The unique aspect of this international movie is that it’s being financed with charity donations, and all proceeds will go to the poor.

Distribution

The premiere will be held in 2020 at an International Film Festival, followed by a theater run.

Donate

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Making The Pilot

In this short film you will see the making-of a pilot that we have shot in Kolkata earlier this year...

Zariya Foundation

The Zariya Foundation was created in 2010 in Switzerland,
followed by the Zariya Trust in India.

Patron's Committee

A contemporary drama and an epic biopic of Mother Teresa

A movie by Kamal Musale
with Karen David, Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz and Deepti Naval

 

Produced by:

Curry Western Movies, India
Zariya Charitable Trust, India

Co-produced by:

Les Film du Lotus, Switzerland
Zariya Foundation, Switzerland