Apurva Asrani (born 21 March 1978) is a National Award-winning filmmaker based in Mumbai, India. He is best known for editing the films Satya (1998) and Shahid (2013), the webseries Made in Heaven (2019), for directing the (2005) music videos for Sony Music India, and for writing the acclaimed human rights drama Aligarh (2016). In May 2019, it was announced that Apurva would don the director's hat for a film starring actor Manoj Bajpayee. His script, about a forgotten genius battling mental health issues, is being produced by Bajpayee's production house. Apurva is also an influential voice in the fight for equal rights for the LGBTQ in India.