Advisory Board 05
Zubin Driver is a young man of caliber. He has contributed to Cell 18, India's biggest innovative production house and a part of Media Corporation Network 18 Group. Zubin has good experience in the field of advertising. Zubin Driver has initiated Cell 18 and set in motion promo teams for:
- CNBC TV 18
- CNBC Awaaz
- IBN 7
- Design Cell
- Commercial film team
- Advertising and
Naseeruddin Shah is considered one of the finest actors of the Indian film and theatre. He has received the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards for his excellent contribution to the Indian cinema. Naseeruddin Shah was born in Barabanki, Utter Pradesh. He graduated in arts from Aligarh Muslim University and attended National School of Drama (NSD) in Delhi.
Naseeruddin Shah has worked in both the genre of films, mainstream cinema and parallel cinema. His first film was Nishant, directed by Shyam Benegal. He received National Award for Sparsh in 1979. Shah also received three Filmfare Awards during 80s. He has won The Volpi Cup for 'Paar' at the Venice Film Festival. He has performed in national and international films including:
- Monsoon Wedding
- The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Naseeruddin Shah is well known for his theatrical performance. His contribution to film and theatre brought him to achieve The Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award.
Javed Akhtar is renowned scriptwriter, poet and lyricist. Most of his ancestors were writers. It is very difficult to focus on a single aspect of his personality. He has done some of his most successful works with Salim Khan. The duo credited as Salim-Javed. Javed Akhtar is a person of caliber. He has received India's most prestigious award, Padmashree. He has over 86 films to his credit; some of them can be included:
- Meri Jung
- Mr. India
- Kal Ho Na Ho
- Saath Saath
- 1942 A Love Story
Karan Johar is the most successful young filmmaker in the Indian film industry. His father was the famous filmmaker, Yash Johar. Karan is a producer, director and TV celebrity. His directorial debut was the super hit film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. He has directed the multi-starrer Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, which has broken box office records all over the world.
Some of the characteristics of Karan's movies can be included dazzling foreign locations, family values, strong emotional bonding, extravagant sets and wardrobes, wonderful music, etc. Karan is widely known as a good filmmaker. He produced the hugely successful film Kal Ho Na Ho. The film received a number of awards and critic acclamations.
Nagesh is a leading filmmaker and scriptwriter. Nagesh is known for films like 3 Deewarein, Hyderabad Blues and recently he directed Iqbal. His film, 3 Deewarein won Filmfare Award for Best Story in 2003. Nagesh is a chemical engineer by profession. He gave up his career as an environmental consultant in Atlanta. His passion for films has made him get into the film industry.
He has produced, written, directed and acted in his successful debut film, Hyderabad Blues. The film went on to become the biggest grossing low budget Indian film in English. Then he has produced films such as Bollywood Calling, Rockford, and 3 Deewarein with legendary actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri. Recently, he directed Iqbal, which received critic acclamations as well as welcomed by audiences.