Roohi Dixit - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Roohi Dixit is an award-winning Indian filmmaker, writer, and director who started her filmmaking journey in Advertising. In her 18 years of experience since then, she has written, produced, and directed films across genres under the banner of her production house Zero Rules that she runs with her creative partner Ziba Bhagwagar. Roohi dreams in technicolour. She is a daughter of university professors who are avid cinema lovers, storytelling runs in her DNA.

SPACES BETWEEN, her last experimental documentary premiered at the prestigious IFFI festival in Goa and DFWSAFF Festival in Dallas. The film explores the mind of a contemporary performance artist Nikhil Chopra’s performance at the Kochi Biennale. Roohi has also produced and directed the critically acclaimed documentary -“SCATTERED WINDOWS, CONNECTED DOORS” based on the lives of 8 urban Indian women. It won the Audience Choice award at the Mumbai International Women’s film Festival and the Best Documentary award at VISAFF (Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival) The film has being screened across the world at various film festivals and events, it continues to be appreciated.
Currently, she is editing a film based on the themes of self-exploration, researching an experimental documentary on authentic movement and female sexuality, while writing a book on loss and grief.

Roohi’s creative expression leans towards existentialism and resilience. She believes in the power of hope in the face of strife. It is reflected in her written word and filming style.

Roohi thinks that the best stories are told when a tribe comes together to collaborate. Therefore, seeking like-minded people has always been her quest in her professional and personal life.