Dakxinkumar Bajrange (Chhara) is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright and an activist from the Chhara De-notified Tribe of Ahmedabad, western India. He is a recipient of Ford Foundation International Fellowship (2010-11) to study Graduate studies in Theatre and Global Development at the University of Leeds, UK. His book Budhan Bolta Hai (Budhan Speaks) was awarded first prize for Mahatma Gandhi Best Creative Writing on Human Rights by the National Human rights Commission (NHRC) (2010-11). He is also a recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Arts Fellowship (2004-05) and Bhasha Fellowship (2002-03) to study art forms of nomadic and de-notified communities in Gujarat. Currently, he works as an artistic director at BudhanTheatre (www.budhantheatre.org) and as founding director of Nomad Movies Pvt Ltd. Dakxin has written and Directed 13 plays and Supervised 48 Theatre Productions of Budhan Theatre and performed more than 1000 shows in different parts of India. As a filmmaker, he directed 94 fiction and non-fiction films/TV series on various developmental, social and political issues of India. He has recently directed his debuted critically acclaimed Bollywood film Sameer.