Artist and Filmmaker
An Indian-born Director of Short Films, documentaries and promos with 20 years experience in broadcast TV, including working for Discovery Networks International and BBC. She has produced and directed many documentaries on Human rights, Tribal Survival, Trans issues and the Environment. Of these "Flames in the Looking Glass" premiered at the Raindance Film Festival 2007, London. While "The Vanishing People" (1997) remains the only film ever made about the tribe of a remote Andaman island.
She is now writing and directing fiction shorts and super 8 films. The 2018 film "The Ghost in the Kamera" won Best Children's Short at two international festivals and screened at many others. Her Super 8mm short "Fable" was shortlisted for the Straight 8 2019 Cannes competition.
Selected for the 2006 BFI London Film Festival Think- Shoot-Distribute programme. Recipient of the Hubert Bals Fund grant from Rotterdam Festival in 1997 for the Bengali feature screenplay 'Chandi'. Recipient of the Charles Wallace Arts Trust Grant in 1999 to make a 16mm short film 'afterimage'. Mentored under the Directors Guild programme on "Holby City" by Director Indra Bhose and on "Silent Witness" by the late Director Maurice Phillips. Just been selected for the 2019 Directors UK Inspire Programme.
  • Director (3 Credits)
    Blackbird2019
    Experimental, Short
    The Guard2019
    Short
    The Ghost in the Kamera2018
    Short
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    The Ghost in the Kamera2018
    Short
Semi Finalist - Artistic Film
Blackbird
Hothouse Theatre's Nottz Film Festival
Nottingham
2019
Honourable Mention - Super Short Drama
Blackbird
Berlin Flash Film Festival
Berlin
2019
Semi Finalist - Short Film Drama
The Ghost in the Kamera
Hyperwave Film Awards
Carson, CA
2019
Official Selection
The Ghost in the Kamera
SHORT to the Point
Bucharest
2019
Best Child Actress - Ria Bella
The Ghost in the Kamera
Independent Shorts Awards
2018
Best Fantasy Short
The Ghost in the Kamera
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Official Selection
The Ghost in the Kamera
Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Best Costume Design
The Ghost in the Kamera
Indie Shorts February 2019
Los Angeles
Remi Award Bronze
The Ghost in the Kamera
WorldFest Houston
Houston
Birth City
New Delhi, India
Current City
London, UK
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
British Indian
Artist and Filmmaker