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Smita Bhide

Smita Bhide

Smita is a person of many talents, from scripting wonderful television and films to producing and directing.

She is the co-creator, writer and co-producer of The Indian Detective, an award-winning Netflix Original crime thriller mini-series set in Mumbai. Her other television credits include writer-producer on Hunted (BBC One/Cinemax) and writer on season two of Transporter (HBO Canada/TNT).

She has directed and written award-winning films, notably the micro-budget feature The Blue Tower, which won Best UK Feature at the Raindance Film Festival; and short film Another Planet, which picked up the Golden Lamptree Award at the Indian Independent Film Festival. She was also a screenwriter on acclaimed international feature Desert Flower, which won Audience Award for Best European Film at the San Sebastian International Film Festival.

She is currently developing a number of high-end drama series in a wide range of genres, from political thrillers to true-life factual dramas and high-concept science fiction.

Agent:  Charlotte Kelly, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates