"Rad feminist film director and fashion photographer"

- Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Jezebel


"Trailblazer and visionary: high-concept and hyper-realism commingle in the work of Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri."

- Kimberly Jones, The Austin Chronicle


"Themes include the aesthetics of desire, the symbiosis of artist and muse...  The pictures have a visceral chill."

- Troy Patterson, Slate


"[ICONS] showcases the symbiotic relationship between image and power...   [It] turns celebrities into living works of art."

The Huffington Post


“Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri creates magnificent images in an incredible atmosphere... [She] embodies talent and social conscience.”

-Iman, ICONS



"Riveting, shocking and touching, Indrani's direction is brilliant and provocative."

- Scott Goodson CEO StrawberryFrog, Forbes


"[Indrani is] among the first female artists of color to have a piece in the DC Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's permanent collection...

 The mix of metaphysical / sociological meaning conveyed via a pop icon image designed to express strength in sexuality... is perfectly natural for master photographer Indrani." 

- Mary Thompson-Frenck, Embrace


"Wielding her visionary work like a weapon, Indrani is using her art and resources for social justice and change." 

-Zee Chang, Soma


"Indrani's career is a fairytale that makes you dream."

Vanity Fair, Italy

"Indrani knows what it takes to make an icon.”

- Meghan Blalock, In Style


"Indrani has the most unique gift... to bring my vision to life and each time it's simply beautiful."

- Mary J. Blige, ICONS


"Wildly creative... Indrani changes the fate of forgotten girls... She is fighting to give girls a better future."

-Abigail Pesta, The Daily Beast


"Indrani is one of the most collaborative directors you'll find... She brings a smart POV, wonderful aesthetic and adds value from pre-pro to post."

- Pete Vonderlinn, Executive Creative Director,Partner+Napier


"Intimidating? Perhaps at first. But... Speaking to Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri is like chatting with the best friend you always wished you had, the gentle confidence in her voice inviting you into her enticing world." 

-Belinda Anidjar, DTK


“Across Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri’s body of work, from film and photography to philanthropy and social activism, she uses art as a means of processing and reflecting upon questions of self and society, justice and hope, history and myth...    Indrani finds a singular thread and invites viewers to feel tugged and sometimes even lashed at by the thing that would have been invisible to most other eyes...    I love the resourcefulness at work in what Indrani does...    Not just because what she creates is beautiful, but because in operating as it does, her work urges a viewer to acknowledge that a question like whether to protect the oceans, is one that can be approached not just with the intellect or even with the moral conscience, but also by calling upon unusual capacities, like passion, attraction, grief, and a real urge to be carried away, lost, overtaken, transformed. These are natural human feelings that live most of the time corralled into just one region of the self, but when they are invited in, they make a social or political question one that can be explored with the totality of oneself."

- Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States and Chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, at Princeton University Creative Arts and Humanities Symposium, October 2018


"This profound respect for difference and this sensibility for people’s singularity... [in] Indrani's work in anthropology... influenced her in her impressive career, this attention to singularity and people’s plasticity."

-João Biehl, Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy, Princeton University, in the Daily Princetonian, Feb 5, 2014


"Indrani's vast experience and unique sensibility makes her one of the most sought- after professional visual artists in the world...   Indrani moves through the world with diplomacy and grace and it's no surprise that celebrities the world over have trusted her with their images. She's a fine role model... balancing the glamour and gloss of her professional life with philanthropy."

- Paul Sunday, New York Film Academy Photography Co-Chair


"Indrani has produced some of the most enduring, beautiful and iconic images of the celebrities of our time. With masterful lighting and imaginative sets and props... [she] manages to bring out something in these people that actually explains who they are...  We visually understand their passion, feel their soul, know what makes them tick...  Images that last a lifetime."

- Fern Mallis, Executive Director of the CFDA and Founder of New York Fashion Week, in ICONS


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