Rukshana Tabassum is a film maker, painter and trained classical dancer. She specialized in direction from FTII Pune and has been working in various capacities in the film industry in Mumbai. Rukshana has shot digital ads for prestigious brands. Her short films ‘Adharottar’ and ‘Mission Sunday’ have been a part of many prestigious film festivals in India and abroad. Her short film ‘The Cake Story’ won the ‘Special Mention’ in the 65th National Awards in 2018.
Currently she lives in Mumbai and is working on her bilingual feature film for children which is based in Assam.