WOMB is a heart wrenching and heartwarming narrative of the plight, dreams, rights and fight against all forms of violence, that unify the women of today's India. Where we share a common reality of living and navigating through an indefatigable patriarchal society. Through Srishti's lens, we gain the privilege of discovering and understanding the WOMB, which deserves to be respected, empowered and protected. A perspective that stays at the fore of her on foot journey of 3800km over 240 days, from Kanyakumari (South India) to Kashmir (North India).
Apoorva Bakshi serves as a Founder and Managing Partner of Awedacious Originals and GoldenKaravan, two prod cos spearheading production and packaging critically acclaimed shows and award winning films. She is known for her seminal and widely watched brave works most notably the Sundance favourite and International Emmy Winner DELHI CRIME S1, National Award winning, SHUT UP SONA, Netflix Musical WHAT ARE THE ODDS? ; and widely watched Facebook Original HOMESPUN.
Her latest film WOMB - Women of my Billion is set to premiere in 2021. In a short span of time, Bakshi has carved her niche and is one of the youngest producers of prolific South Asian productions. A fierce guardian of independent voices, Apoorva has also successfully acquired and distributed over 40+ award winning independents on global OTT platforms. She has to her credit some path breaking films including Cannes Favorites, GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, PEDDLERS & TITLI; Golden Globe shortlists FANDRY & SIDDHARTH; IDFA winner PLACEBO and Indian Selection for the Oscars VISARANAI among others.
She has also worked with Sony Pictures Entertainment Networks Asia notably on AMAZING RACE ASIA (Season 4), Cyril Simply Magic & India's Minute to Win It.
Having experienced the creative and business side of the entertainment industry, Apoorva has successfully navigated both and continues to find new ways to innovate and merge the two. A professional sharp shooter and formally trained Bharat Natyam dancer, Apoorva shuttles between Mountainview & Mumbai every three weeks and loves to backpack the world while she is not up in the air.
AN AWEDACIOUS ORIGINAL FILM
In association with CROSSBOW MILES & HANS FOUNDATION
Director - Ajitesh Sharma Producer - Apoorva Bakshi Executive Producer - Juliet Blake, Monisha Thyagarajan
Co - Producer - Pruviz Shroff, Gururaj Dixit Featuring - Srishti Bakshi, Pragya Prasun Singh, Sangeeta Tiwari, Neha Rai
Editor - Karsh Jhaveri Original Score - Tajdar Junaid Directors Assistant - Aparajita Sahay
Cinematography - Sabit Tisekar, Manas Tiwari, Prakhar Deep Jain, Kewal Karia
Colourist - Sidharth Meer Sound Design - Ateesh Chattopadhyay
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