Nishtha Jain


Gulabi Gang (Gulabi Gang)

Nishtha Jain was born in New Delhi, India. She studied film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.  Since 2002 she’s been working as an independent filmmaker and is currently based in Mumbai.  Her films have received several international awards and have been extensively shown in international film festivals and art/photo exhibitions. Her 2008 film Lakshmi and Me was nominated for the Silver Wolf Award, IDFA, Amsterdam and won award for the Best documentary, at Flahertiana International Film Festival, Russia; Bucharest International Film Festival; New York Indian Film Festival; IDPA, India; Special Jury Prize at Cinema Verite International Film Festival, Tehran and Golden Apricot International Film Festival, Yerevan; Jury Special Mention, Doc Planete Review, Warsaw.

Filmography (Direction)
Family Album, 2010
At My Doorstep, 2009
Lakshmi and Me, 2008
Six yards to Democracy, 2006
Call it Slut, 2006
City of Photos, 2005