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Suruchi is a director - producer and founder of Studio Ainak, a sustainable film design outfit.

Alumna of NID, she has developed content independently as well as for leading media platforms that includes 

Music Videos, Documentaries, TV Shows and Short films.

As a filmmaker her focus is on narrative exploration around themes of sustainability,

folk and heritage, with her home state of Rajasthan as the backdrop. As a producer, she strives to use art to bring in fresh perspectives to the audience and strives to keep the filmmaking

process environment friendly, fun and collaborative for all. 

As Director-Producer at Studio Ainak

RI.RʌM.RʌV. / Short Fiction / by Ainak / WIP

REPRODUCTION / Music Video / for Shilpa Ananth / 2023

LUCKY / Music Video / for Kanika Patawari / 2023

MISSION SHAKTI / TV DOCUMENTARY / for Epic Channel/ 2023


SEARCH / Music Video / for Shilpa Ananth / 2022

JUMNA /  Documentary / for Sahapedia / 2022

RUNAK JHUNAK / Music Video / for Kanika Patawari / 2021

HOPEWALIDIWALI / Social Media Campaign/ for Noccarc / 2021

PHENKO MAT / Social Media Campaign/ for Recircle / 2021

MEEN RAAG / Documentary/ for Sahapedia / 2021
FEAR / Music Video / for Shilpa Ananth / 2021

WASTE NO MORE / Teachers Training Video / for Xynteo / 2020

SAARI RAAT / Music Video / for Kanika Patawari / 2019
PLASTIC SAFARI PROMO / for Xynteo / 2019
OF LOVE & ARTISTRY / Documentary / for Jaipur Virasat Foundation / 2017
UTSAV / Documentary / for Ainak /  2016

SANDHYA / Short Fiction / for Ainak / 2015

MADHURI USHA / Documentary / for National Institute of Design / 2014
AAJE WAGH NAHI AAVE / Short Fiction / for National Institute of Design / 2014


MAI JO KARTI WO KYU KARTI/ Director/ Live theatrical Performance/ with JVF/ 2023

EQUALS / Director/ Seven part docu series/ for Anahad Foundation / 2024

TCS/ Researcher/ Docu-drama series/ for Amazon / Aug 21- Aug 22

THE ROYAL PALATE/ Creative Director & Writer/ Travel Show/ for TVF / 2019

RAJA RASOI AUR ANDAAZ ANOKHA S2/ Director/ Food Show/ for The Epic Channel / 2018

TYOHAAR KI THAALI S1-S2/ Food Show/ Creative Head/ for The Epic Channel / 2017-18


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Suruchi as a director has successfully executed her ideas in the form of music videos, documentaries, short fiction films and educational programmes. She derives her unique style and insights, thanks to her experience as a researcher, writer, editor, cinematographer and much more.

Click here to see directorial works. 


Independently producing films since 2015, Suruchi is now running her Rajasthan based production house Studio Ainak, focussing on creative collaboration while being environmentally conscious.

Web visit Studio Ainak. 


A copywriter in her early career, Suruchi often writes poetry and short stories for her personal collection and  jingles and lyrics as part of various collaborations. She has written for non fiction shows, short films, and is currently developing some feature scripts. 

See writing samples here. 


Suruchi has spent hours on research of various shows and content relating to food, history, culture, quirky and bizarre real stories from all across the country. Was recently enrolled as a researcher for an investigative docu-series for Amazon Prime in its development phase.  In early satges, she also worked as a Design Researcher for CKS, studying the on ground public health system in Bihar.

See research portfolio. 



Equals Short Form Series 2023


Best Location Sound Recordist 2021


Best Music Video

Aravalli International Film Festival 2022


Tokyo Docs Fellow 2021

Docedge Kolkata Fellow 

Baltic Sea Docs Award 2021

Docedge Kolkata Pitch Award 2021

Best World Music Video

  California Music Video & Film Awards 2020

Runner Up for Short Documentary 

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience 2020

Special Mention

 The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival 2019

   Runner Up

Women International Film Festival 2018, Pakistan

Special Mention for Long Documentary 

International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala 2017 

Forum Lenteng Award
ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival 2017

Best Editing & Director
Rajasthan International Film Festival 2015, India

Best Documentary (National)
Darbhanga International Film Festival 2015, India

Special Mention (Fiction)
Cut.In Student Film Festival 2015, India

Best Fiction Film (Student)
Cinephile International Film Festival 2014, India


Design Management workshop for NID students 2020-2023 

Photography workshop for Sadhika's Leaders for Change Summit 2021

Fiction Workshop for NID undergraduate batch 2021

Film Appreciation Course for NIFT Udaipur graduation batch 2021


Rewrite Residency with Ainak 2022 (Paid Mentorship Program)

Writing Workshop for emerging writers in 2021 (Voluntary & free)

Homecoming Video Project in Lockdown 2020 (Voluntary & free)

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