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Shruti Tewari

Screenwriter, Filmmaker,


SHRUTI TEWARI has spent over two decades in the creative arts with acting projects ranging from a Bollywood blockbuster to numerous award winning independent films. After her stints in investment banking and tech, she, an MBA from Mumbai and MIA from Columbia University, changed course to authentically represent minority voices. 

In 2023, she wrote a rom-com feature "Layup in a Lehenga," placed in the Entertwine AAPI playwriting competition and showcased her short play, "Check Out Grandma," in Los Angeles. She also traversed the festival circuit showcasing her award winning short "Stain Resistant" in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and the Bay Area. Additionally, she was an invited speaker in the screenwriting panel at the South Asian Literary Arts Festival and was chosen to be a part of Fresh Baked Pears, a cohort of BIPOC playwrights from the Bay Area, creating a short play, "Wrinkled Velvet." 


Selected for the Women of Color Filmmakers Lab in 2022, she also won the YBCA Artist Power Convenings grant and BraveMaker Pitch Fest grant. A past member of the Playground Writers pool, she has also completed the Sundance Collab directors and producers programs. As a screenwriter she won the Alliance of Women Filmmakers Scriptwriting Competition, and has been a finalist at WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenwriting Lab, Big Apple Film Festival and Austin Film Festival Pitch Fest. In 2018, she wrote and directed the short, "Trail Past Prejudice," which won the Silver Remi Award at WorldFest Houston and was bought by Shorts TV, UK. In 2021, she wrote, directed and produced the short film "Mum" which won accolades at numerous international festivals and is on OTV. Her satire "Bibijis and Auntyjis,"has been performed in San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Furthermore, she worked with at-risk youth for over a decade and was awarded a Certificate of Honor by the City and County of San Francisco for creating positive impact through the arts.





Richard Delancy

Richard Delancy Management

​Tel: 818-510-1122

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