Asha defies her father to escape to India and become a Bollywood dancer - only to realise that he might be the key to connecting with her culture and star potential.
STATUS: SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT
DEVELOPED WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF SCREEN AUSTRALIA AND THE AUSTRALIAN WRITERS GUILD SCRIPTED INK PROGRAM
Mithila started her screenwriting career in the story room at Neighbours in 2010 – where she introduced an Indian family to the regular cast of Ramsay Street. She went on to script edit and write for the show.
She has since written on Playing For Keeps, Winners And Losers, Home And Away, Trip For Biscuits, This Is Shyness and Toybox. She was also the assistant script editor on Cleverman.
Mithila recently wrote the pilot for Aquarius Films’ The Unlisted, which has been greenlit by the ABC to go into production in 2018. Mithila will write 3 episodes as well as work as the Cultural Writer across the series. She’s also writing several episodes of The Heights for Matchbox and the ABC, along with television in development with Hoodlum, Beyond Productions and Sticky Pictures.
Writer - Mithila Gupta