Amit Virmani is a graduate of Southwestern University, Texas, where he was honoured with the Feminist Voices Award. Amit's directorial debut, Cowboys in Paradise
, was one of the most talked-about Asian documentaries in recent years. The controversial film was featured on CNN, BBC and various international media, and is regarded as a valuable counterpoint to Eat, Pray, Love
. It has been broadcast in over 100 countries and included in women studies curricula at more than 80 universities. His second film, Menstrual Man
, was an audience favourite at both Hot Docs and IDFA. The film was a Best Feature Documentary nominee at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
He is the co-founder of Coup Communications.