Born in 1965 and grew up in Calcutta, Bombay and Delhi. Studied at Miranda House, Delhi University and Columbia University, New York. In 1984 she co-wrote and acted in a street play on the Delhi Riots. Shonali directed live community television in Manhattan before embarking on the MFA Directing Program at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film, and Television. Her short narrative films (The Gendarme Is Here and Undocumented) and her feature-length documentary (Lifting the Veil) have screened throughout the world. Currently, she produces and hosts a monthly radio show about South Asia on KPFK in USA. Amu is her feature film debut and is written, produced and directed by her. Based in Los Angeles, USA.
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