Kaizaad Kotwal

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Kaizaad Kotwal
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra
Years active2003–present
Parent(s)Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal (mother)

Kaizaad Kotwal is an Indian producer, director, actor,[1] writer and designer. He has worked on over 200 theatre and film productions. He won an Emmy Award for Art Direction in 1996.

Currently he is a professor of theatre, media studies and film at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.[2] He won the Griffin Society Award for Best Professor in 2008 and in 2007 was named one of the top professors in Ohio.[citation needed]

He is the producer and director of the Indian production of The Vagina Monologues which has been running there since 2003.[citation needed]

He co-owns a production company called Poor-Box Productions with his mother Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal. The company started in Ohio in 1996 and the Indian one was started in 1999 when they launched their production of Shirley Valentine.[citation needed]


Year Film Role
2015 Phantom Pakistan ambassador
2016 Airlift Behram Poonawalla
2016 Udta Punjab
2017 Raees Mill Owner
2018 2.0 Manoj Lulla


  1. ^ Willis, John; Monush, Barry (1 June 2005). Screen world: 2004 film annual. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 193–. ISBN 978-1-55783-638-0. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
  2. ^ Aamir, SM (26 November 2015). "'Theatre is my first love': Kaizaad Kotwal". The Hindu.