Jay Kholia is from Surat, Gujarat. A post-graduate in Physics, he is a filmmaker and an amateur astronomer. He has made several Prayoga short films while learning and exploring the world of cinema under the guidance of film theorist Amrit Gangar. His debut, a one-minute single-shot film, Avruksha (2018) was made during a film workshop conducted by Amrit Gangar in Surat. It was selected at international film festivals in Madurai, Tamil Nadu; Kolkata, West Bengal and Saran, Bihar and has been screened at several venues in India.