TOUCH ME NOT
Director – Anjali Patil
Producer: Jason Newmark
2022 | Hindi, French, Marathi | India
Anjali Patil is lauded for her acting performances in multinational and multicultural projects. Anjali earned her Bachelor’s degree in Drama, with a gold medal from the Centre of Performing Arts at Pune University. Then, she was chosen to pursue her Master’s in Theatre Design and Direction at the esteemed NSD, Delhi. Anjali’s own struggles, as an artist, have pushed her to provide a platform for underrepresented communities and individuals.
Anjali’s first feature-length project as a director is Neither a Girl Nor a Woman. This documentary explores the social and cultural conditions around genders in contemporary times. It premiered at CSAFF in Chicago. Anjali has received the National Award for Naa Bangaaru Thalli and the Presidential Award of Srilanka for best actress for With You Without You. She has performed in acclaimed features like Mere Pyare Prime Minister, Kaala and Newton, which was India’s official entry to the Oscars 2018.