Nilita Vachani is a filmmaker,  writer and teacher.

She has produced, directed and edited

the acclaimed  award-winning  documentaries,  

Eyes of Stone  

Diamonds in a Vegetable Market     and 

When Mother Comes Home for Christmas

​Her novel HomeSpun ​won Foreword's

Choice Fiction award for 2008.  

Her long-form journalistic piece Inside Job  

won the Asia Media Foundation's  Inaugural

prize for Investigative Journalism in 2016.

Nilita is affiliated with the  Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

and the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. 

N​ilita Vachani