Bela Negi

filmmaker, writer

Mumbai, IN


Bela Negi is a filmmaker and writer based in Mumbai.

While she has been working as a screenplay writer for the last one and a half decades, she has recently ventured into first short fiction writing. Her debut feature film ‘Daayen ya Baayen’ (2010, Hindi) as well as her subsequent work explores the contemporary reality of the Himalayan region, the landscape of her childhood.

She also runs a production house Nitric Films, that creates content for film and web series and is the founder of Leafbird Foundation, a trust that runs educational and environment awareness programs in remote Himalayan regions.

Her story ‘The Way Home‘ is going to be a part of TBASS 2021 (Kitaab, 2021)


Daayen Ya Baayen (At The Crossroads)