A producer and director with more than ten years of experience making non-fiction movies and videos for the internet. She attended Delhi University's St. Stephen's College to study. She is a resident of Karnataka's Bangalore. Through tales of shifting socio-political realities, wildlife and environment, urban life, and technology, her work depicts India as a change. She is Round Glass Sustain's creative director for video content. She is a filmmaker with more than ten years of experience producing non-fiction material. She has traveled much throughout her life for work, but her present wanderlust looks for quiet places and Commissioning Editor at Round Glass Sustain. A multimedia-rich source about India's natural environment is sustaining. Round Glass Sustain presents tales of India's biodiversity, the creatures that dwell there, and the ecosystems that support them as a repository of wildlife photographs, documentaries, and data.
She co-founded the Hit and Runs film company and has worked on feature-length documentaries, client-based advocacy, and research using immersive interviewing, intervention films, and ethnography. Working alongside Sanjay Barnala as co-director, cinematographer, and editor is Samreen Farooqui. A movie about female musicians in India is currently being co-directed and edited by her. Hit and Run Films, which works with shifting socio-political-personal realities through documentaries, video art, and intervention films, was formed in 2005 by Farooqui and Shabani Hassan Walia.
Khel Khel Mein
(2006), Tsunamika (2006), The Living Words (2006), Life of a Bada Saab (2007), Video Art for Teddy Boy Kill (2008), and Out of Thin Air are only a few of the films in her filmography (all short) (2009, doc, co-dir).