Feature, Documentary | 69" | 2017
A hyper-realistic documentary film about a flamboyant
pro-cricketer who starts authorising unrestricted access into the most private parts of his life, from racing sports-cars to seducing supermodels, creating a meta documentary which packs a mix of truth and lies into one film. More Info
Series, Fiction | 8 Episodes | 2023
Set in an elite high school in New Delhi, the series revolves around the relationships between three working-class students enrolled through a scholarship program and their millionaire classmates.
CLA$$ explores the rise of the Indian rich and a world of extreme disparity.
SADHU IN BOMBAY
Short, Docu-fiction | 15" | 2015
A gritty mockumentary style portrait of man with ascetic origins who is radically transformed by urban life and exposes the dark underbelly of the city. More Info
NITTY-GRITTY PUNJAB POLCE
Short, Docu-fiction | 12" | 2021
The maker documents his time with a washed-up dishonest constable and his troop of two, in this self-reflexive re-imagining of a police documentary. More Info
Kabir Mehta is an award winning film director and screen-writer.
Director on CLASS, a Netflix original series, released worldwide in ’23.
First non-fiction feature BUDDHA.MOV premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, followed by an Indian Premiere at MAMI and a successful run on the international festival circuit. The film was released on MUBI.
First short SADHU IN BOMBAY premiered at Slamdance Film Festival and has won multiple awards including best film at Ann Arbor FF, European Media Art Festival & Mammoth Lakes FF. The film was released on MUBI as well as The Slamdance Channel.
Films have screened at Chicago Underground, Winterthur, Kassel Dokfest, New Orleans, Dharamshala and other international film festivals.
CLASS director shares filmmaking secrets. Kabir Mehta is an unconventional filmmaker. He makes films on topics too dark for the mainstream - voyeurism, male concubines and locker-room chats.
BUDDHA.mov; Kabir Mehta’s good-humored, eye-popping mocu/docu uncovering vapid, macho lifestyles.
Brilliantly honest hybrid of reality and fantasy examining the interplay between sex and social media.
SADHU IN BOMBAY
Pointy, completely non-pc, and most of all extremely funny through the sincerity with which it deals with social issues.
NITTY-GRITTY PUNJAB POLICE