Bikas Mishra

Bikas Mishra is an award-winning Indian screenwriter and film director. His debut feature film “Chauranga” won the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) Incredible India Award in addition to awards at the Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) and the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). His short film “Dance of Ganesha” had its world premiere at the 16th Busan International Film Festival, and its European premiere at the 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film was also shown at Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival in France. He is a recipient of the prestigious Hubert Bals Fund for script development.He has directed a film adaptation of renowned Bengali playwright Badal Sarkar’s Pagla Ghoda for CinePlay; it’s now streamng on HotStar. Bikas is also a film reviewer and the publisher of the (now-ceased) online film publication, Dear Cinema. He’s a member of the Film Critics Circle of India. And in 2012, he was invited on the Visionary Jury of Critics Week of the Cannes Film Festival.
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