devashish makhija

Devashish Makhija has written and directed the multiple award winning short films 'Taandav', 'El'ayichi', 'Agli Baar' (And then they came for me), 'Rahim Murge pe mat ro' (Don’t cry for Rahim LeCock), 'Absent', ‘Happy’, 'Cycle' and 'Cheepatakadumpa'; and the full length feature films 'Ajji' (Granny), 'Bhonsle' and the forthcoming 'Joram'.
 
His short and feature films have competed and won awards at the international film festivals of Rotterdam, Gothenberg, Beaune, Black Nights, Busan, Glasgow, Tampere, MOMA, APSA, Barcelona, Singapore, amongst many others.
 
He has also had a solo art show 'Occupying Silence'; written the bestselling children's books 'When Ali became Bajrangbali', 'Why Paploo was perplexed', 'We are the dancing forest', a Harper-Collins collection of short stories 'Forgetting', the Neev Literature Award winning novel ‘Oonga’, and the forthcoming book of poems 'Bewilderness'.

'By/Two', a story by him from the Edgar Award nominated 'Mumbai Noir', has been adapted into a feature length film to be directed by him next year.