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Meghna Damani

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Meghna Damani grew up in Mumbai, India, where she did her master's in marketing. She worked at J Walter Thompson in Mumbai for two-and-a-half years in the Account Management Department on various Unilever accounts. Also a journalist and model, she came to the United States in 2002. Unauthorized to work on her 'dependent spouse' visa, her struggles inspired her first film Hearts Suspended. She also finds expression through painting, photography and poetry. Meghna is fascinated by the blending cultures in New York, especially the South Asian American, and is keen on sharing their unique struggles, hopes, dreams, and victories through her films She believes that the purpose of art is to create harmony and she wishes to accomplish this in her films. A Documentary Film Graduate of the New School in Manhattan, she lives in Jersey City, NJ.