Vaishali Sinha

Vaishali Sinha is a co-director and producer of Made in India, an award-winning documentary feature about the human experiences behind the phenomena of “outsourcing” surrogate mothers to India—a growing international industry. She also co-directed the short documentary, Red Roses, exploring the lives of South Asian women who come to the United States via marriage and family obligations, and Choose Life?, a short narrative about abortion and personal choice. She is currently co-directing the film Kashmir, which features personal narratives of university students in Kashmir, all on the brink of graduation in this extremely contentious and politically troubled state in India. She has previously worked as a researcher and editing associate for filmmaker Richard Wormser at Videoline Productions. She has also worked for nonprofit organizations in India promoting women’s voices and has studied film at the New School University in New York City. Originally from Mumbai, India, Sinha currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. [+]