Lalit Vachani, M.A.

Lalit Vachani is a documentary filmmaker, producer and editor. He is director of the New Delhi based Wide Eye Film. He studied at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University and at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in the US.

Vachani was visiting scholar at the Centre for Media, Culture and History at New York University, a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Religious Diversity, and at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg in Göttingen, Germany. He was also a visiting lecturer at the Mass Communication Research Centre in Delhi, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and at Amherst College.

At present, Lalit divides his time between India and Germany, where he teaches courses on the political documentary and documentary theory and production at the Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS) at the University of Göttingen.