Shuchi Kothari

August 6, 2010

Shuchi Kothari is a screenwriter, producer, and academic. Both her co-written feature films Firaaq and Apron Strings premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008.  Her films have screened at festivals as diverse as Telluride, Venice, Cannes, and Pusan.

Shuchi has also produced and executive produced award- winning short films including Six Dollar Fifty Man which was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2010.

She is the director of the Screen Production Programme in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at University of Auckland in New Zealand where she teaches screenplay writing.