- Avi Vasu: Writer, Filmmaker, Artist, Designer, Inventor Ubaid Naseer is Avi Vasu’s first book of fiction, and is based on true events. His previous writing has been largely for his films, of which there are several. Starting while still in college, Avi has written and directed over 40 short films, features, and web series. His short film, Lost & Found, premiered at the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival, 2014. His first featurette, Coma Café, premiered at the Cannes Market 2017, had two screenings at the iconic Babylon theatre in Berlin as part of the Indo-German Film Week, won the Runner-Up award in the Audience Choice category for the Best Feature film at the South Asia International Film Festival, New York, and screened at the Jaipur Film Festival. Avi has made films in different languages including English, French, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, and also the fictional Language of Parseltongue.