Richa’s productions for television have won international awards, prime-time slots and emotional reactions from viewers across the globe. She is a passionate producer with a taste for extraordinary visuals and sounds, a nose for good stories, and a Midas touch to weave her subjects into gripping, soulful narratives. She writes with heart and empathizes with people, situations and the drama of life.
She recently produced docu-drama “Shilpi”, which is ready for film festivals rounds. While in New York, she produced SCCC presents MasterMinds, quiz shows and talk shows “Impact” and “Theatre Talk” on famous broadway shows for Proctors, Schenectady, New York. Richa’s 1-hour documentary film, Canada Curry, won the Special Jury Award at TV Cogeco’s Star Awards in Ontario, Canada in 2008. Her first short film, Aatma, won the Best Documentary Award at Millbrook International 3-Minute Film Festival in 2007.
For three years before moving to North America, Richa worked as a television reporter and news anchor for Sahara Samay News Channel, India. She also worked as a freelance reporter for the Hindustan Times – India’s leading national daily. In her two years in the Toronto neighborhood, she wrote a column for the Peterborough Examiner and also worked on a number of independent film projects with local filmmakers.
Richa has completed certificate courses in Feature Film Writing at the University of California in LA and in Creative Writing at Trent University, Canada.