He belongs to a community stigmatised with wronged identity – Dakxin Bajrange aka Chhara – through his life and work merges creativity with activism and challenges the socio-political bias that is the root of the unseen discrimination faced by many.
A successful playwright and documentary filmmaker – Dakxin – is going mainstream with his cause through the Hindi feature film ‘Sameer’. His work is a powerful demonstration of fighting cultural misinterpretations through engaging art.
In this candid conversation with Himanshu Nainani of creativeyatra.com, Dakxin opens up about his thoughts on social stigma, identity, creativity and the genesis of ‘Sameer‘.
Get Candid is a segment where we engage in informal conversations with creators of different fields and try and learn from them about their craft, their motivations and dreams as a creator.
Sep 8, 2016
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Jan 9, 2017
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