“Aaba” (Grandfather) is set in a remote village of Arunachal Pradesh in North East India. An orphan girl staying with her grandparents comes across the news of her grandfather being in the advanced stages of lung cancer and would probably survive just a few weeks. With not much to do, the grandfather spends the rest of his days revisiting his personal possessions and digging his own grave. But life has its own surprises…
Amar Kaushik was born in Uttar Pradesh, India. He graduated with a degree in science with the intention of joining the Indian Air Force, but then realised that this was not his true calling. He got a job in tourism before moving to Mumbai and working his way up through the ranks in the Indian film industry. Aaba (Grandfather) is his debut film as a director.