Rucha Humnabadkar

Rucha Humnabadkar

Rucha Humnabadkar is known for her work on acclaimed Indian filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor’s indie hits Hyderabad Blues, Rockford and Bollywood Calling, as Assistant Director and Art Director. Her short film Arranged Marriage will feature in the touring Smithsonian Asian Heritage exhibit “Beyond Bollywood.” For Here or To Go? is her first feature film. In addition, Rucha’s debut novel Dance of the Fireflies, 2006, based on the lives of India’s street children, received critical acclaim. Rucha attended the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking and also has a Master’s in Design from Carnegie Mellon University. She worked as a user experience designer at eBay and StubHub in Silicon Valley, California. She lives in San Francisco and is very excited to be part of the Bay Area filmmaking community.