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Stage Director

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stage actor and director

Lady Shri Ram College for Women

Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

M Cream, Partition, Murder Unveiled, Rangrezz, Socha Na Tha

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Lushin Dubey is an Indian stage actor and director. She directed, acted and scripted many drama productions for over 20 years. Lushin is also known for her solo plays Untitled and Pinki Virani's Bitter Chocolate with theatre director Arvind Gaur. She acted in films like Partition (2007), Murder Unveiled (2005) — for which she won 2006 Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series — and Perfect Husband.


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Personal life

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Lushin was born as Lushin Kiswani to a Sindhi Hindu family. Her father, Govind Kiswani, was an engineer with the Indian Railways, and her mother, Leela, was a gynaecologist who worked with the Indian Army. Her father named her after the Russian aircraft Ilyushin.

Lushin did her M.Sc. in Childhood and Special Education in the US, after a Masters in History from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), University of Delhi, India.

Lushin is married with two daughters, Ilina and Tara. Her sister Lillete and niece Ira (Lillete's daughter) are also actresses. She also has a brother named Patanjali. Her husband Pradeep Dubey is a Leading Professor of Economics at Stony Brook University and Adjunct Professor at Yale. In her college days she acted with Barry John.


Lushin's first solo play Untitled solo directed and scripted by Arvind Gaur, traveled to the US, UK and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Untitled has completed more than 200 shows. Some of the cities have been Boston, Chicago, Rochester, New York, Dallas, Houston, Washington, D.C., and Palo Alto. It has been staged at the Smithsonian Institution and at Harvard.

Her second solo Bitter Chocolate is based on Pinki Virani's book and scripted-directed by Arvind Gaur.

Lushin Dubey's third solo I Will Not Cry is scripted and directed by Arvind Gaur. This play is an exceptional blend of theatre and multimedia, highlighting the issue of child survival through satire, reality and music excerpts. It brings alive the sad truth of millions of unnecessary deaths of children in India. The performance by Lushin Dubey evokes collective responsibility among the audience to be a part of social change. The play performed in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow in collaboration of Save The Children. In Jaipur it was staged at Jawahar Kala Kendra where well-known theatre personalities Hemant Acharaya and Sandeep Madan provided vital support.

  • Her major directed plays are Life of Gautam Budda, Mushkan.
  • She acted with Alyque Padamsee in William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
  • In 2009 she directed Salam India, a play inspired by diplomat writer Pavan K. Varma's very well-received book, Being Indian.
  • TV serials

  • Rajdhani
  • Awards

  • Karmaveer Puraskaar Noble Laureates, 2009
  • Radha Krishna Award for her contribution to Delhi’s art & culture,2009
  • References

    Lushin Dubey Wikipedia

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