Ish Amitjot Kaur Wiki, Career, Movies & More


Ish Amitoj Kaur is an Indian children author and Filmmaker currently residing in USA. She is known for her movies Chhevan Dariya (The Sixth River) (2010) and Kambdi Kalaai (Trembling Wrist) (2006). She is renowned for her original theater in therapy methods, which she developed while leading theater workshops for kids.


Ish amitoj was born in shimla, she did her schooling from Loreto Convent, Tara Hall, Shimla and later did her graduation from St. Bede’s College, Shimla. After her graduation she completed her masters in theatre from Punjab University, Chandigarh and later went to National School of drama Repertory company where she was a part of many productions. She later became a Fellow of National School of Drama a nd then took part in the creative writing program of Stanford university.

Ish amitoj at a event by ArtandTolerance in Fremont, California

Ish amitoj at an event by ArtandTolerance in Fremont, California


She follows Sikhism.



Ish Amitoj played lead roles in various art Play’s like Raja Ki Rasoi (1998) by Mohan Maharishi, stage adaption of Bertolt Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle, Paribhritika- Bhagavadajjukam and Kaveri-Raster

Assistant Directory

Isha Amitoj worked as an assistant director with Tara Punjabi and multiple Urdu sitcoms. After this, she worked as an assistant director in the famous Bollywood film, Pinjar.Later, she worked as an assistant on Manmohan Singh movies including Mitti Wajaan Maardi (2007) and Asan Nu Maan Watna Da (2004) . She also provided support for the movie Tera Mera Ki Rishta (2009).

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She continued to do theater, especially for children. She collaborated with Literacy India, an organization that inspired thousands of children to take part in theatrical workshops. These young actors later landed leading roles in Bollywood movies like Aamir Khan’s Three Idiots and Vishal Bhardwaj’s The Blue Umbrella. She also directed theatre adaptions of Disney’s Moana Jr (2022) , Disney’s Lion King (2021) ,Wizard Of Oz (2020 ), Peter Rabbit (2020) , The Window Cleaner (2018) , Betty And Her Feast (2017) , Pickled Princess (2016), The Ugly Buckling (2015), Evanescent Dreams , Charandas Chor, Pinti Ka Sabun, Alibaba Chalis Chor.

Production House

Later, Ish Amitoj opened her own Production Company, Noor Nissan Productions and she became the first woman to ever write, direct, and produce a Punjabi Feature Film, making her history in the directing of movies on the Sikh diaspora.


She made several Documentaries including Sikhs We Are and Drop In The Ocean.

Film Direction 

She directed two of the most popular movies’ in Punjabi Film Industry Chhevan Dariya (The Sixth River) (2010) andKambdi Kalaai (2006).

Ish Amitoj

Ish Amitoj during the Promotions of Chhevan Dariya



  •  Ish Amitoj Kaur found Fiery Blossom Creations in 2013.
  • Ish is now a Bay Area based Theatre Activist.
  • She is the CEO of The Theater Factory
  • Not many people know this, but after traveling across USA for many years, Ish wanted something that felt more like home and she also realized that children in the area lacked access to professional theatre training which inspired her to start The Theater Factory.
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