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OUR TEAM



Haril Shukla

Festival Chairman

Haril Shukla has been a part of the entertainment industry for the past 26 years. Starting as a Production Manager, he worked his way up as the Head of Production in reputed companies like Network 18, Miditech and ZEE TV Network. Serials like Akanksha, Vakaalat and Bhanwar were produced during his tenure. To satiate his urge for creativity, he pursued direction and worked with companies such as Ventures Direct Television and Creative Channel as a Director/Creative Director. During his creative journey, he directed several travel shows, chat shows, fashion programs, serials, over 200 documentaries and short films on various social issues based on national interests. He was one of the core faculty members of ICE (Institute for Creative Excellence), a Balaji Telefilms initiative.


Arhima Sharma

Festival Director

Arhima's immersion into the world of filmmaking happened a decade ago. Starting from scratch, she worked her way up through leading production houses in India including Fremantle Media India, Dharma Productions, Reliance Entertainment, Balaji Telefilms, Essel Vision and many more. She has also directed documentary films for the Government of India. Her project as an Associate Producer, “Aaron”, a Marathi feature film, was selected to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, by the Government of Maharashtra.

Anil Chorasiya

Creative consultant

Anil Chorasiya started his career in the year 2001 with pratima infotainment media communications as a creative content developer. A world record creator in training and shooting the largest flash mob by kids at a single venue, Anil is an ace filmmaker with various feature films, Ad films and corporate films to his credit. Currently heading the Mumbai Film Academy as its managing director anil contributes to the mentoring and overall training of budding filmmakers of his prestigious institution.

Deepak Khandelwal

Business and Management consultant

Deepak Khandelwal spearheads Delhi based Management Consulting firm THE SOLUTION PROVIDERS. With over 23 years of experience in different areas of consulting, Deepak has handled numerous diversified products and projects for successful business development. The Solution Providers is committed to provide business-consulting services of the highest quality. Since 1995 Deepak has assisted many businesses, large and small with every aspect of business development and Consulting.

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