Niyantha Shekar

Director & Writer

Dangals of Crime
Role: Director & Writer Doc-series on the wrestling-crime nexus in Northern India. Nominated for Best Current Affairs Programme at ContentAsia.
The Mind Behind
Role: Director & Writer Webby winning doc series on India's finest artists and athletes. Finalist at Tribeca and Digiday.
This Is My Hood
Role: Director & Writer Award winning doc series for Red Bull on the rise of hip-hop spaces and artists across India.
Chalo Films
Role: Director Narrative ads for Chalo's #HarSafarKaDigitalHamsafar campaign
KL Rahul - Shut Out the Noise
Role: Director & Writer Short doc on KL Rahul's comeback story. Bronze Telly Award Winner.
Table for Everyone
Role: Director 6 people, 2 tables, 1 card game. Watch the magic unfold as they play Cards for Sharing for the first time - candid & unscripted.
Jamtara - The Bandits of Scampur
Role: Director & Writer Doc for Netflix & Vice on India's cyber crime capital. Blue Elephant winner at Kyoorius 2020.
OnePlus Nord x Google
Role: Director TVCs for OnePlus & Google telecast during IPL 2020.
Google Bolo
Role: Director & Writer By introducing her four young daughters to the Google Bolo app, Nutan is helping them read and pursue their dreams.
Role: Director Celebrating India's teachers as they adapt to teaching from home
Raqs-e-Inquilab (Art in a Time of Conflict)
Role: Director, Producer & Editor Documentary on the role of art in conflict-ridden Kashmir. Featured by MUBI, The Atlantic Selects, Journeyman Pictures & more.
Role: Director, Producer & Editor Short documentary on the ice workers of Mumbai's largest fish market. Featured in National Geographic's Short Film Showcase.
Red Bull Spotlight
Role: Content Director Served as one of the directors in this multi-episode hip-hop show for MX Player.
Spotify India x FC Barcelona
Role: Director Produced by Supari Studios, this film celebrates Spotify India's association with FCB as Divine, Awez and Dynamo visit the legendary Camp Nou.
A Digital Promise
Role: Director & Writer A documentary on Google's initiative to accelerate India's digital future by partnering with local companies as part of the India Digitization Fund.
Behind the Mask
Role: Director & Writer A remotely directed 5-episode doc series featuring India's top fashion designers.
Story Behind The Song
Role: Director & Writer Short doc for Red Bull on how Ritviz's viral hit Udd Gaye came to be.
Indie Mickey
Role: Director A fashion film/music video for Disney and BIBA's Indie Mickey collection.
Smashbox: It's Lit
Role: Director & Writer Series of films for Smashbox's It's Lit campaign for the festive season.
Role: Director Short doc on how faith and mythology come together in a remote village in Tamil Nadu.
Role: Writer & Producer Kerala's backwaters rock to the rhythm of ‘snake boats’ propelled by 100 oarsmen who row as one.
Smart Waste Management
Role: Director & Producer How a Chennai start-up is making recycling more efficient by working with the informal waste ecosystem.
Remotely directed the India portions of this global series of lockdown films for IBM
Just For Kicks
Role: Director, Producer & Editor An NGO teaches life skills to and empowers children using football as a medium.
The Human Touch
Role: Writer and Chief AD A documentary on 50 years of TVS Sundram Fasteners.
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