Devashish Makhija

Writer and director

Devashish Makhija has had a solo art show ‘Occupying Silence’; written Tulika’s bestselling children’s books ‘When Ali became Bajrangbali’ and ‘Why Paploo was perplexed’, a Harper-Collins collection of short stories ‘Forgetting’ and the forthcoming book of poems ‘Disengaged’. ‘By Two’, a story by him in the omnibus ‘Mumbai Noir’, has been adapted into a feature length film to be directed by him next year. He has written and directed the multiple award winning short films ‘Taandav’, ‘El’ayichi’, ‘Agli Baar’, ‘Rahim Murge pe mat ro’ and ‘Absent’, the full length feature film ‘Ajji’ and the forthcoming ‘Bhonsle’.