Smriti Mundhra

Director, The Romantics, St. Louis Superman

Smriti Mundhra is a DGA-winning, Emmy-nominated, and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker. Most recently, Smriti created and directed Netflix’s The Romantics, a four-part documentary series about the history of Bollywood, featuring interviews and footage from 35 of its biggest stars. Additionally, her 2019 documentary short St. Louis Superman was nominated for an Oscar. Smriti is also the creator/director/EP of the Emmy-nominated Netflix show Indian Matchmaking. In addition to her non-scripted success, she more recently directed two episodes of the third season of Never Have I Ever for Netflix/UTV, and directed an episode of Amazon/Freevee’s The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh.

Smriti is a Film Independent Fellow who, in 2016, participated in the Documentary Lab and received grant support.