Advisory Board 01
Mr. Puri is one of the most respected film actors in the Indian film industry. He has appeared in mainstream Indian films and art films. He has also worked at international level. Puri appeared in American as well as British films. He made his film debut in the Ghashiram Kotwal. The film was based on the Marathi play of the same name. He has acted in over 140 films and won many awards. Om Puri has starred in the film Sadgati directed by a prominent filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Western filmmakers have noticed his outstanding performance. As a result, he was offered an opportunity to perform a leading role in the films including Gandhi, Wolf and City of Joy. He is internationally famed for My Son the Fanatic, which is a British satirical comedy. Puri is widely known for his role in 'East Is East'.
Ramesh is widely regarded as a best filmmaker. He is globally known for his biggest hit Sholay. He born and brought up in the family of producers. He has started his career in early 70's as a director as well as producer. His film Sholay was highly acclaimed and recognized as the Best Film of 55 years. Sholay was the highest grossing film in the history of the Indian cinema with collections of 50 million US dollars. The other films on Ramesh Sippy's credit are:
- Zamana Deewana
- Seeta Aur Geeta
Ronnie Screwvala is a film producer. He is the CEO and Founder Chairperson of UTV group including:
- UTV Motion Pictures
- UTV Software Communications
The UTV Company was founded in 1990. In the course of thirteen years, the company has culminated into Pan Asian Media Company. Ronnie has founded India's first Cable TV Company Network. Ronnie is successfully running UTV, catering to every aspect of the film industry. Ronnie has been contributing to the development of the Animation, Television, Feature Film and Broadcasting Industries in Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Singapore.
Akash Khurana is the chairperson of Nimbus Communication Limited. He has done Engineering, M.Phil, MBA, and PhD. He started his career in management in 1977 with TELCO (TATA Motors), India's biggest motor industry. Nevertheless, later in 1980s he started his career in media and entertainment industry. Before starting his career in film industry, he was engaged in the theatre and was founder of Ovation Magazine. He made his debut as an actor in Shyam Benegal's Kalyug. He has preformed leading roles in many films including:
His interest in writing has made him write scripts for blockbuster films including Daag-the Fire, Aashiqui, Duplicate and Baazigar. For Baazigar, he has won the Filmfare Award for the Best Screenplay. Besides his interest in cinema and theatre, he is the Vice Chairperson of the media and entertainment company, Nimbus Communication Ltd.
- Ardh Satya