Dakxinkumar Bajrange is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, director, and an activist from the Chhara De-notified Tribes of Ahmedabad. He is an “Artistic Director” of Budhan Theatre, and a founding director of Nomad Movies Pvt Ltd. He is a recipient of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship (2010-11), the Rajiv Gandhi Arts Fellowship (2004-05) and Bhasha Fellowship (2002-03). His book Budhan Bolta Hai (2010) was awarded the “Mahatma Gandhi Best Creative Writing on Human Rights” (2010-11) by the National Human Rights Commission. He has written and Directed 11 plays and Supervised 46 Theatre Productions of Budhan Theatre and performed more than 700 shows in different part of India. He has directed 80 fiction and non-fiction films on various development and political issues of India. His academic articles have appeared in number of national and international journals.