Arun Chadha From India Award winning Documentary Film-maker

Arun Chadha was born in Meerut (India) in 1950. After graduation in Arts, he studied at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. He is married and lives with his family in Gurgaon, NCR (India). Twice his films have won the national award for best documentary films in India and many of his films have been shown in many international festivals.

Since late 1980s, Arun has been active has been as a film-maker. Most of his works are documentaries, along with a few TV serials and series, all in non-fiction area. His only fiction work has been the TV serial "Kasturi Kundal Basey" based the autobiography of the well-known Hindi writer Maitreyi Pushpa in 2009.

Arun is very passionate about cinema. When not busy thinking about, writing or directing something, he is busy watching films and is a connoisseur of world cinema. He has been to innumerable film festivals and has been a part of the juries for different film festivals in different countries including the president of the jury for documentary films in the national film festival in India. Arun continues to be active even today. For example, in early 2023, he has been busy in writing a script about a film exploring the world of Sanskrit plays. However, this page includes information about his works till about 2011.

His film production house is called Cine Pulse. Email: arun.chadha(at)

List of Articles about some of the Films of Arun Chadha

(01) Arun Chadha - Filmography and Awards

(02) Films of Arun Chadha - At the Threshold, Waiting for Reprieve (1990)

(03) Films of Arun Chadha - The Last to sail (1992)

(04) Films of Arun Chadha - Geetanjali (1995)

(05) TV Serials of Arun Chadha - Folk Songs of 1857 (1997)

(06) Films of Arun Chadha - The Shame is Not Mine (2000)

(07) TV Serial of Arun Chadha - 52 episodes of Grassroots (2001-03)

(08) Films of Arun Chadha - Swayam (2004)

(09) Films of Arun Chadha - Alphabet Dreams (2005)

(10) Films of Arun Chadha - Slate is My Sky (2005)

(11) Films of Arun Chadha - Integrated Child Development (2006)

(12) TV Serials of Arun Chadha - Kasturi Kundal Basey (2009)

(13) Films of Arun Chadha - Mindscapes of Love and Longing (2011)

Other Articles About Arun

(01) Film Produced by Arun Chadha - Konda Reddy Tribe (2004)

(02) A review of Mindscapes of Love and Longing by Sunil Deepak (2011)


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