Dhruv directs, produces and photographs documentary films which are sold through a network of international sales agents and distributors.
In 2005, Dhruv spent close to a year living in tents with tsunami survivors documenting their strength and struggle against the forces of corruption and gentrification. FROM DUST was nominated for the best international documentary award at the Tribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs and also screened at the United Nations in New York for its relevance to issues of human rights in the aftermath of natural disasters.
Dhruv’s most recent documentary explores the origins of marriage and monogamy and intertwines a deeply personal story about open relationships. WHY KNOT was sold to Netflix, The Documentary Channel, Channel 8 and various other broadcasters.Click here to watch the trailer and learn more about WHY KNOT.
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Dhruv has photographed and directed a variety of films for other producers and was the cinematographer and co-director of THREADS OF TRADITION, a documentary about the impact of globalization on the Indian textile industry which won the MIP DOC Co-Pro Challenges at Cannes in 2008. He was also the cinematographer for LOVE ARRANGED which premiered at Hot Docs in 2011.