Vandana Kohli is a filmmaker, musician and writer.
Educated in Film, History and Commerce from the best schools in India, Vandana has won awards for excellence at each Institute including topping Delhi University. She majored in Film Editing at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and later attended the Professional Program for Producers at UCLA, Los Angeles.
Vandana lives and works in Delhi and Mumbai. Her films cover projects on Anger, Biotechnology, Women, Major Depression, Music, Crime, Biographies, Indian Air Force and Indian Law among others, for clients that include the National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, Doordarshan and various agencies of the United Nations and the Government of India.
A photographer and musician, Vandana has released two instrumental albums of Indian Melodies on the Piano. She writes a weekly column on mind-brain-psyche for The Week, and appears on television as a guest on debates and discussions on gender and governance.
Vandana has served on the Jury for non-feature films for the National Awards, 2015. She is currently researching a book on mental health and has written her first feature film script.
She is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).