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Sabrina Dhawan

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Sabrina Dhawan made her debut as screenwriter with Monsoon Wedding, which won the ‘Leon D’Oro’ at the Venice Film Festival, and received a Golden Globe nomination. Her short film, Saanjh – As Night Falls, won numerous awards and was nominated for a Student Academy Award.

Sabrina’s other produced screenplay credits include Kaminey, Ishqiya, 11.9.01. and Cosmopolitan. She served as co-producer on the mini-series Bollywood Hero (IIFC), as story consultant on Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, and wrote the documentary Greatest Love Story Ever Told (UTV). Sabrina has worked with most major studios in Mumbai and the US.

She is an Associate Professor and the Area Head of Screenwriting at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Sabrina is currently working on a Broadway musical adaptation of Monsoon Wedding and on a feature adaptation, The Bengali Detective, for Fox Searchlight.

She lives in New York City with her son, Kabir.

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