- Country: Canada
- Province/State: Ontario
- City: Toronto
- How do you Identify?: Indo-Canadian Filmmaker
- Age: 20
- Field of Work: Fiction/Scripted, Documentary, and Other
- Union: Non-Union
- Rep: none
- Interested In: TV Writing Room, Directing TV For Hire, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material, and Other
- Favourite Movies: Water
Daraksha Rehman is a 20-year-old Indian Canadian writer, director and producer based in Toronto. She is an Alumni of Toronto Film School. Her directorial debut, Hudood, is an English language short, inspired by true story of Honour killings in Canada. Her short film is currently in film festival circuit.
Daraksha has worked with Non-Profit Organizations funded by the City of Toronto for social causes since the age of 17. Her Documentary, I-M-POSSIBLE. is currently in development is about group of rural women in Northern India who are classified as Home-Based workers/ un-classified workers who are trying to become independent entrepreneurs in an effort to bring awareness, educate and empower women.
My name is Daraksha and I’m here to collaborate and work and gain experience. I have my Film Production registered named “Real-N-Reel Films”which focuses on bringing fresh and real stories through reel. I am working on social-based projects that showcases female empowerment stories. My passion is telling female driven stories that brings awareness and educates society; bringing action to little-known social causes in endeavor to help close the gender gap in the society. My approach to filmmaking and storytelling is very naturalistic and striving for honesty and showcases unheard stories on screen.