Karishma Dube


Karishma Dube is an Indian filmmaker based in New York. Born and raised in New Delhi, she came to the states to attend the Graduate Film Program at NYU, as a recipient of the Dean’s Fellowship.

Her latest film BITTU premiered at Telluride Film Festival and was shortlisted for the 93rd Academy Awards. Bittu went on to win the DGA Student Award and Student Academy Award in 2020. Karishma has been featured in Filmmaker’s Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film of 2021. Her previous film DEVI played 54 international film festivals, including BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh FF, Frameline and Outfest LA where it won the Grand Jury Prize.

She is currently developing her first feature as a writer/director.