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Atika Chohan

Screenwriter

Atika Chohan

About

Widely known for writing some of the most progressive, inclusive, and unflinching Indian films, screenwriter Atika Chohan won immense critical acclaim for co-writing Chhapaak (2020), a film based on the life of an acid attack survivor, Laxmi. Her stellar work also includes Margarita with a Straw, Waiting, and Guilty, a Netflix Original produced by Karan Johar. Her latest films include Agra, which premiered at the prestigious Quinzaine (Director's fortnight) in Cannes 2023, and Sahela, an Indo-Australian co-production executive-produced by Hollywood actor Dev Patel. Both Agra and Sahela are playing at SXSW, Sydney 2023.

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