ASHA MAGRATI
ACTRESS/SCREENWRITER

Asha MAGRATI is a screenwriter, producer, and actor.  A Berlinale Talents and School of Playback Theater UK alumnus, Asha’s recent credits include Venice Film Festival Interfilm award winner White Sun (2016) and Highway (Berlin Film Festival 2012) by Deepak Rauniyar. The daughter of a former British Gurkha, Magrati grew up inside an army camp where a different movie was screened every weekend. She fell in love with film and acting quite early in her childhood.  She first worked in a theater play when she was only thirteen; since then, she has acted in numerous plays, TV shows, and films that have been screened internationally. Magrati co-founded Aadi Production with filmmaker Rauniyar in 2008, which produced both of the features Highway and White Sun. It is currently developing four features, including two by filmmaker Rauniyar (The Sky Is Mine and High and Low), which Magrati is co-writing, and Asian Cinema Fund winner Anil Baral’s The Palace (2018 Busan co-production market selects) and Kesang Tseten’s The Law.

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