Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Thu, 4 May - 12:45 to 14:15

Lunch & Speakers' Corner

Rahul V. Chittella

Writer and Film Director

Rahul V. Chittella is an independent producer and director living in Mumbai, India. In 2009, he was the director and executive producer for the Global Lives Project, India. He then worked with the United Nations Documentary Program at the United Nations headquarters, New York City. In 2010, he was awarded the Media Citizen Karmaveer Puraskaar in India for his contribution to projects that have used media for social change.
Since 2010, Rahul has worked with the prolific filmmaker, Mira Nair, as her creative associate and producing partner in India on projects like that received international recognition at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, and at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival.
Rahul is the writer and director of his debut short film titled Azaad which is being presented by Mira Nair and features the Indian National Award-winning actor.