Founder & Owner
Media For Social Impact & Humanity Watchdog Foundation
Aarti is planning her next documentary in Kashmir (India) and passionately setting up Humanity Watchdog Foundation. Humanity Watchdog Foundation was conceptualized while she was studying Social Entrepreneurship Course at Stanford Business School in 2010.
Aarti started her career with CNBC as a news reporter and anchor bringing social, political and economic issues to large audiences. Her passion for cinema, arts and culture led her to create many television shows around human stories and their emotions and aspirations.
Aarti has covered and documented issues on poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and is continuing to dedicate her career to bring social advancement through her films. She has worked with organizations such as United Nations, BBC, CNN, World Bank, Channel 4, Al Jazeera Documentary Network, Indian National Congress and several others around the globe.
She directed 2 Independent Documentaries title 'Land of Widows' & 'White Knight', after having worked on Bollywood films like 'My name is Khan'. Both the documentaries won many awards in the international film festival circuit.
Awards & Nominations·
Best Documentary – CMS Vatavaran, Environment & Wildlife Film Festival, India
Official Nomination – Colorado Environmental Film festival, USA
Official Nomination – Jaipur International Film Festival, India
Official Nomination – South Asian Film Festival, Canada
Official Nomination – Indian Film Festival of Houston, USA
Official Nomination – South Asian Film festival, India
Official nomination – German Indian Film Festival, Germany
Official Nomination – Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Qatar