The name 'Bhavri' in Hindi has three meanings - spinning top, bumble bee and whirlpool. Characteristics that define the lead character.
In a bittersweet fable about life and death, a little Indian princess, Bhavri, misses her grandfather and decides to send him a note in heaven. When the majestic grandfather revisits earth in toy-size, Bhavri thoroughly enjoys his company. Eventually she learns the importance of letting go and grandpa returns to heaven with a crowd of glowing butterflies!
This short was created at Academy of Art University, San Francisco. It was animated using Maya, Flash and After Effects. It has a lot of hand painted textures and motifs layered beneath layers.