About

I am a writer, director, and producer, with over ten years of experience working on a wide range of international projects. Raised as a global nomad in six countries, I like to channel my diverse, cross-cultural experiences into the stories I share.

 

For as long as I can remember, I have had a constant desire to explore new places and interact with new people. I love discovering stories that connect people intrinsically to one another beyond traditional and restrictive boundaries.

I have a background in both media studies and film/TV production from Miami University (Ohio) and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. I have been pursuing various types of writing - screenwriting, film criticism, and academia - as well as directing and producing scripted and documentary films that stay true to my cross-cultural roots. I’m currently based in New York City, though you’re very likely to find me working on a range of projects with collaborators around the world. 

When I’m not working on film projects, I will embrace any opportunity to travel and eat new types of food. For more details on my work, please browse the site. 

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Affiliations

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival 2020

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CURATOR

Film and Arts Curator for the Kaleidoscope Stories event series, run by India Center Foundation, DAG, and Warner Media

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MEMBER

Asian American Documentary Network

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JURY MEMBER

South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund,

by India Center Foundation

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INDUSTRY PROGRAMMER

Asian American International Film Festival 2020, presented by Asian Cinevision

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PROGRAMMER

Programmer for the foreign film series at Adirondack Film Festival

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CO-FOUNDER

Empowering South Asian artists in American film and television. 

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FELLOW

Ideas and innovation conference

based in India. 

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PRODUCING COMMITTEE

Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (CoSAFF) 2020

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PRODUCING FELLOW

Producing/Directing Fellow in 2019 with Center for Asian American Media

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DOC PRODUCING FELLOW

Impact Partners Documentary Producing Fellow in 2018

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SCHOLAR

The Nantucket Project's Scholars program

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