Neha Poduval

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Neha Poduval is a Dora nominated actor and playwright, having performed in various theatre plays, corporate films and TV shows across India. A post-graduate in Acting from the reputed Film and Television Institute of India, she continued her association with the performing arts since moving to Canada. In 2019, she co-founded Nautanki Bazaar with Himanshu Sitlani with a mandate that focusses on South Asian arts and artists.

She was actor and playwright in the company’s first in-person play ‘An IMM-Permanent Resident‘ which premiered at The Theatre Centre in April 2022 that went on receive 5 Dora Nominations in the Independent Category including Outstanding Play and Outstanding Production. Neha was the Director for the company’s first digital play ‘Stories of a Dish‘ in 2021, that was presented digitally at the Next Stage Festival, Mississauga Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe and Tata Literature Festival in Mumbai, India.