Mohit Takalkar

  • Director, Editor

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Mohit Takalkar has been a film editor, scriptwriter for film projects and documentaries. He has been active in various aspects of theatre for the past 16 years, having directed more than 30 plays. His first play was Girish Karnad's Yayati in 2000. Some of the other notable plays include Mein Huun Yusuf Aur Ye Hai Mera Bhai, F-1/105, Uney Purey Shahar Ek, Comrade Kumbhakarna and Kashmir Kashmir. He has worked in Marathi, English, Hindi, Rajasthani and Kannada languages.

He has been awarded the Homi Bhabha Fellowship, Shankar Nag Theatre Award, Aditya Vikram Birla Kalakiran Puraskar, Amrish Puri Award for contribution to experimental theatre, Sahitya Rangbhoomi Fellowship, Zee Gaurav Puraskar, Maharashtra State Award among others. He is a Charles Wallace Scholar, having acquired a Postgraduate degree in theatre practice from the University of Exeter, UK with distinction under the guidance of Prof. Phillip Zarrilli. His 2017 release includes Kaasav.