Filmmaker, Dramaturge, Writer, Activist
20 years. 120 fiction and non-fiction films as Director, Co-Director and as an Associate Director. For Dakxin Chhara, Film and Theatre are his first loves, integral part of his socio-political activism to voice out suppressed voices and use both arts for a change in the society and the system. Through films and theatre activism Dakxin Chhara is tirelessly working since 20 years for the constitutional guarantee for India’s Nomadic and De-notified Tribes (NT-DNT) who were branded as “Criminal Tribes” during colonial rule in India and still facing historical stigma.
Dakxin Chhara belongs to one of the stigmatized De-notified tribe called Chhara in the state of Gujarat, India.
The Last Man (2020) Documentary Film
The Last Man was received Best Runner Up film award at the 13th International Documentary Short Film Festival (IDSFFK) organised by Kerala State Chalchitra Academy in 2022.
A 56 minute film investigate back-stories of manual scavenger community in India who are doing inhuman work since edges because of caste structure and politics.
2K and HD / 58 Mints / Gujarati, Hindi, Hariyanvi / Produced by Shatterproof Productions, UK