Saba Dewan

Saba Dewan is a documentary film-maker. Her documentaries have focussed on issues of gender, sexuality and culture. Her first book 'Tawaifnama' has emerged from her trilogy of films on stigmatised women performers: Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi(2006) about the lives of bar dancers; Naach(The Dance , 2008) on woman dancers in rural fairs and The Other Song (2009) about the art and lifestyle of the tawaifs or courtesans.