Atika Chohan

Atika Chohan


Widely known for penning Bollywood’s most progressive, inclusive and unflinching socio-political stories, screenwriter Atika Chohan won immense critical acclaim for co-writing Chapaak, a film based on the life of acid attack survivor, Laxmi. Her stellar work also includes "Guilty"(2020), “Margarita with a Straw (2015)” and “Waiting”(2016). Starting her journey as a Print and TV Journalist, Atika wrote for The Hindu and CNN-IBN before she found her true calling in fiction writing and graduated as a screenwriter from Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in 2008. Her trademark filmography makes use of powerful plots and exceptional characters to give life to unique stories.

All Sessions by Atika Chohan

Season 10 - Day 3 October 24, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Jury Interactions Scriptwriting Winners Ceremony

Stage 2

Niren Bhatt, Hitesh Kewalya, Atika Chohan, Gaurav Solanki

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Representation Conversation: Who gets to tell what stories?

Stage 2

Hitesh Kewalya, Apurva Asrani, Atika Chohan, Alankrita Shrivastava with Mohar Basu

Season 9 - Day 1 October 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Deep Dive: How to Pitch Your Script

Path to Passion

Atika Chohan, Gaurav Sharma, Niren Bhatt, Sumit Roy in conversation with Navjot Gulati