About The Author
After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India, (FTII, Pune ) in Dec.1993, He acquired on floor expertise while working with ace cinematographers like Ashok Mehta and Vikas Shaivaraman.
His independent work includes Ad films, promos, corporate and documentaries .well-known work includes Music video “Nishani” of pop artist Jassi.
In 2001,he shot HINDI feature length fiction film ”Ladli”, PRODUCED by Children’s Film Society Of India, to create awareness about female infanticide.
In 2005, he shot 2nd feature length fiction film “Sonam” which received the national award for best film
Among his international work, he shot fiction film ”Vivere” based on a song by Luciano Pavarotti, directed by Martin Srebotnajek in slovenia. He holds the credit of being only director of photography from India to shoot underwater on more than 40 islands in the Bahamas and Caribbean .
He was Invited as curator to Indian film festival in Stuttgart “Bollywood and beyond” July 2004, 2005, 2006 in Germany.
He has directed four documentary films , All Time Blues, Rotigraphers of India, , Show must not go on: for PSBT . Rhythmic Echoes and Reflections for Min of External Affair.
In 2006, He founded “Center for Research in art of film and television” which has 4 verticals like, film school, events PSA-CSR and publication of two Quarterly Journals two journals:
BOLLYWOOD AND BEYOND.
He is engaged in the Pre production stage of feature length fiction film based on the best seller of Hindi Literature “Aapaka Bunty” by Mrs. Mannu Bhandari and ” Seraj band baja” By Jainanadan.
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