Sadhna Shrivastav
Anchor Director Coordinator

Some Videos

(Excerpts only)

Qawwali: Directed a film on Qawwali for Sangeet Natak Akademi, Ministry of Culture, GOI .
Chhau: Director of Government of India's entry to UNESCO for film on Chhau, which resulted in Chhau been inscribed by UNESCO as "Masterpiece of Intangible Cultural Heritage"
Kul Varnika, Commonwealth literature in performance: Coordinated the 10 day event and directed films on solo performances by eminent dance-theatre personalities, for Sangeet Natak Akademi and Ministry of Culture, GOI during Commonwealth games of 2010.
Saundarya Lahari: Directed the 5-episode serial on Jaidev's Gitagovindam for eminent Odissi dancer and Guru Ranjana Gauhar for Doordarshan India.
Dance Of The Temples :On Khajuraho and Indian Philosophy-through the medium of 5 classical dances (1999)
North East File: The 1st ever weeklyt series telecast on Doordarshan National Network and DD- CNNI from 2005-2007
More clippings to be added soon
Nov 2013
Invited to the 44th International Film Festival of India at Goa, as Member of “Film Selection Committee”.
May 2011- April 2012
of traditions and rituals of Manipur, both Vaisnavite and Pre-Vaisnavite.

March 2011
of Government of India's entry to UNESCO for film on Qawwali.

October 2010
of films on the segment Kul Varnika during Commonwealth Games. Kul Varnika featured some of the most powerful writing in the Commonwealth countries --- performed by eminent Indian artistes through music, dance, dance-drama and solo-acting. Produced by Sangeet Natak Akademi, the national academy of music, dance and drama.

March 2009
Director of Government of India's entry to UNESCO for film on Chhau, which resulted in Chhau been inscribed by UNESCO as "Masterpiece of Intangible Cultural Heritage (click for video) ".

March 2008

AV on Mediation and Conflict Resolution for National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)

Jan 2008
AV on Women’s Empowerment for NALSA

Dec 2007
Made a film on Delhi International Arts Festival- Delhi’s first Signature Festival

March 2005
Directed a serial Saundarya Lahari comprising five episodes of Jaidev’s Gitagovindam produced by Ranjana films for DD Bharti

Produced and directed a serial “Mystic saints and poets of India” for DD Bharti

Sept. 2002
Project co-coordinator of VCD on Ustad Amjad Ali Khan that was released in London

July 2002
Production work of dubbing of Transtel films in Hindi for Gyan Darshan

Sept. 2001
Produced and Directed a film for IGNOU on Women’s Empowerment under the SAARC Project, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada

Nov. 2000
Directed a series of films on Adventure Tourism titled Destination Himalaya, for Mr. Serbjeet Singh -telecast on Doordarshan India

Sept. 2000
Directed 30 episode of a 15 mt. Daily news magazine programme for IGNOU -telecast on DD news channel.

Mar. 2000
Produced and Directed a film on World Festival of Sacred Music for Tibet House, New Delhi

Sept. 1999
Production Co-ordinator of Delhi Unit of “Hey Ram” for Producer/Director Kamal Haasan, and casting for “Marudanaayagam”, under Production by Kamal Haasan

July 1999
Compered the event & post-produced a reportage on the eminent dancer Sonal Mansingh’s cultural troupe that went to entertain the soldiers in the border areas of Kashmir during the Kargil conflict

March 1999
Executive Producer, “Dance of the Temples” shot on location at Khajuraho. This film has been released to an international audience, and is critically acclaimed as a pioneering effort at explaining Indian spirituality through the medium of dance. Also telecast on DD International

Aug. 1998
Producer and Director of the film “Twin Jewels Off The Arabian Sea”, commemorating 50 years of Independence for the Govt. of Daman and Diu

July 1997
Produced and directed a film on Gram Shri Mela for CAPART

Feb. 95-July.97
Producer and Director of the pioneering programme “North East File”, of which 79 episodes were telecast over period of two and a half years on Doordarshan National Network and DD- CNNI

Feb -1996-97
Directed a series, “Byte After Byte” on IT, telecast on DD Metro for Eastern Beam Productions

Researcher and Correspondent, Parakh, segment producer of special section on population problem Time Bomb on a weekly basis.

Producer & Director of a docu-drama for the Bureau of Police Research & Development, under the title Operation Octopus telecast on the National network of Doordarshan.

Visiting faculty with Asian Academy of Film and Technology, and Ian Creations.

Director of documentaries for various private/government organizations. Also directed two films for Cement Corporation of India.