Documentary: The Covid Yuva of India

How a group of young volunteers helped save lives during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

ByChaitra Yadavar
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Six young volunteers speak about their work during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic which wreaked havoc across India last year. Going on just four hours of sleep a day, these young men and women helped arrange hospital beds, ambulances and oxygen cylinders to those in need. Their determined, relentless work helped save many lives.

They are the Covid Yuva. This is their story.


Director: Chaitra Yadavar

Cinematographer: Vaibhav Sorte

Additional Camera: Siddhesh Giri

Editor: Vaibhav Sorte

Graphics: Thandav Kailash

Subtitles: Mary Valentina Topno


Anjali Mishra

Aniket Rao

Jatin Lalit Singh

Shreya Sharma

Raaj Baruah

Faiyaz Shaikh

The film is produced by the Thakur Foundation.

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