KAILASA Kāmadhenu Ratna Award February 18, 2023
Affiliation at the time of award: Physician, Animal Rights Activist, Documentary Filmmaker
Dr. Harsha Atmakuri is a general physician turned animal rights activist. As he turned vegan, he made the investigative journey film "MAA KA DOOTH" about India’s dairy and beef industry -- This is his first feature film project.
The motivation for this project came from his spiritual dharma to raise awareness of animal rights issues among his fellow citizens. Dr. AtmaKuri's film won Best documentary Cannes Festival and Best film which gave a global message at the Jaipur international Film Festival 2023.