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Mr. Bikas MIshra

The award-winning writer-director for his debut feature “Chauranga” won Grand Jury Prize at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and was declared Best Indian Feature at Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI).

As if this was not enough, his short film “Naach Ganesh” (Dance of Ganesha) widely travelled to prestigious festivals including Clermont Ferrand (France), Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Busan (South Korea) and IFFLA (Los Angeles).

With more up his sleeves, he adapted and directed Badal Sarkar's classic play "Pagla Ghoda" for Hot Star thereafter wrote and directed a web-feature "Guy in the Sky" as a Hot Star Original.

Holding a Masters degree from the Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) Jamia, New Delhi, he worked as a special Features show producer for CNBC-TV18. This was prior to his filmmaking career.

Bikas's interest was more in the film industry and this paid off in 2012, he was invited on the Visionary Jury of Critics Week of the Cannes Film Festival.

Currently he is developing his next feature project which is supported by the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, a Global Media Makers (GMM) fellow of Film Independent, Los Angeles.

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