Writer, LGBTQ+ Activist
Gazal Dhaliwal is an Indian screenwriter who wrote the screenplay and dialogues for Vinod Chopra Films' Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, starring Rajkummar Rao, Anil Kapoor, and Sonam K Ahuja. She has also worked on Alankrita Shrivastava's critically acclaimed Lipstick Under My Burkha as a dialogue writer, written the dialogues and co-written the screenplay for the Tanuja Chandra directed Qarib Qarib Singlle starring Irrfan Khan and Parvathy, and written additional dialogues for Wazir starring Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar. Gazal recently worked on Netflix's Mismatched, a Hindi-language coming-of-age series based on the book When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon. Gazal is currently working on an anthology for a leading OTT platform.
With Jury - Hardik Mehta, Gazal Dhaliwal and Mahesh Narayanan 7 Day Writing Challenge saw 1462 writers participate from 19 countries and 491 cities. Come join us to celebrate their passion for writing as we announce the winners across scriptwriting and short story category.