Director, producer and a founder of Jugaad Motion Pictures
Dar Gai is a writer/director and a founder of Jugaad motion pictures which regularly produces music videos which have previously garnered millions of views on YouTube. Their video for Cold/Mess by Prateek Kuhad was deemed “The Best Music Video of the Year” by Rolling Stone and won a Radio City Freedom Award for Best Video. It’s been widely commended for its hyperrealistic cinematic approach. Their video “Sage” for the Indian music artist Ritviz crossed over 3 million views within the course of a week. Simultaneously, they also produce commercials, documentaries, and short films. Her first narrative feature “Teen Aur Aadha” was presented by an Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and had traveled to over 40 International Festivals and won 18 Awards. Dar’s second film “Namdev Bhau in Search of Silence” premiered at the Busan International Film Festival and had its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. In 2019, the film gained popularity within the Indian film industry when the actor got nominated for Best Actor at the Melbourne Indian Film festival alongside noted actors Amitabh Bacchan, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushman Khurana, Manoj Bajpai and Vijay Sethupathi. It won the award for Best Feature Film at Dhaka International Film Festival.