Rajula Shah, born in 1974, has a Diploma in Film Direction from Film & Television Institute of India. She is an independent filmmaker based in Pune. Her films include 'Sabad Nirantar' (2007) and 'Beyond The Wheel' (2005). Rajula also publishes poetry and short stories in various journals. Her poetry collection 'Parchhain ki Khidki Se' was awarded the Navlekhan Puraskar by Bharatiya Jyanpeeth in 2004. She also translates literary work and writes on cinema.