Shilpa Krishnan Shukla has been pursuing film making as a passionate hobby and writes, produces and directs her films. She is originally from Kerala in India, and did her Junior College and Bachelors in Computer Engineering in Singapore on the prestigious Singapore Airlines – Neptune Orient Lines scholarship. She is currently settled in Singapore with her husband and daughter and works in a leading healthcare company as a global marketing director.
Her passion in film making took off when her first two films, both 1-minute long, were shortlisted in the Top 25 films of an online film festival, in 2008.
Since then, her works include:
– English zero-budget feature ‘Mausams’ (2011) which went to film festivals in India, Bangladesh and USA and won a Silver Screen Award at the 2011 Nevada Film Festival.
– Short films ‘Aravindum Aarumughamum’ (2014) and ‘Inganeyum Oru Katha’ (2012). The latter was a viral hit on YouTube garnering close to 400,000 views.
– Online sitcom ‘Athazham’ (2015)
– Malayalam-English bilingual feature film ‘Pularum Iniyum Naalekal’ / ‘There’s Always Tomorrow’ which went to 28 film festivals around the world and won 11 awards (2016)
She is an avid reader, a trained Indian classical dancer, a talented artist and a yoga enthusiast. She lives in Singapore with her husband and daughter.