Kaun hain Anurag Kashyap
Wonder what brings out a cinematic genius every time he lays his hands on making a film? And this man had to make a short film to prove himself as a storyteller! With banned films, censored scenes, and finally a string of hits, he is certainly the ‘been there, done that’ guy of Bollywood today. And as he has been through all this, he has followed nothing but his dreams.
Anurag turns 40 this September. And he is a true UPite. Oh yes he comes from Gorakhpur! In his early years, he went arou...
Kaun hain Chakri Toleti
The world has just been divided into two halves. One that knows about the roaring success of Billa 2 and two, a world that doesn’t. Choose where you want to be.
Meet the man behind the latest blockbuster down south. Chakri Toleti. Little did people know about all this, when he went to get his bachelor’s degree in Film and VFX from the University of Central Florida. Then he worked at Disney Ideas. And then he bought the company he worked for. He created a health software and patented it. A...
Kaun hain Sudhir Mishra
Remember the laugh riot of the century, ‘Jaane bhi do Yaaron’? This man wrote it!
You really have to breathe cinema to make some like his. To choose subjects that other storytellers are scared to touch! To create stars out of unknown actors. Meet Sudhir Mishra, a man humble enough to confess that he does not take advice for ‘Box-office hits’.
He hails from the city of Nawabs, Lucknow. This son of the founder member of the Lucknow Film Society, started romancing cinema pretty early....
Kaun hain Omkar Balasaheb Gheware
Kaun hain Abhijit Das
Abhijit was born in the city of the Nawabs – Lucknow. He did his schooling from St Mary’s High School in Lucknow. He finished his education in Calcutta, from Calcutta University. He started his career as a Client Servicing executive in Clarion (now Bates). He worked as a Creative Supervisor at Lowe Lintas and then started his own agency called O2 labs, under which this film is produced. He assisted MohitSuri in the film Who Lamhe and AnuragBasu in Life in a Metro. He is passionate about maki...
Kaun hain Abhik Chatterjee & Lubna Yusuf
Abhik has a degree in Mass communications and has studied Advertising from St Xavier’s college, Kolkata. He has composed and arranged music for various short films, Bengali albums and also collaborated with a couple of international artists. He has directed and edited short films, regional commercials, music videos and also released a music album with fusion band Arfigence. He currently works as a music composer duo with Shadaab Hashmi for feature films in Mumbai.
Lubna has a fair share of ...
Kaun hain Aditya Nair
Aditya Nair is from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. He is currently working as an ad film director in a production house called Light Bulb Motion Pictures in Mumbai. His first short was called ‘Zero’ after which he started working as an assistant director in an ad production house for about 5 years. At the end of his five -year stint as an assistant he took a break from work and made Blur.
Kaun hain Alan Aranha & Bharat Mirle
Alan is an entrepreneur as far as his mind is concerned, but at heart, He happens to be a storyteller.He is a keen observer of the heart and mind, and tries to discover the little things in life that people tend to ignore. Moreover,he loves cinema a. He made this Short film with Bharat Sudhanva as part of their college curriculum, so technically this is their second film together, and his second film.
Kaun hain Anshul Gupta
Anshul Gupta was born in Delhi, lives in Delhi. He did his schooling from Delhi in Andhra Education Society School. As a kid he always wanted to be an animator and well he is now! While doing the course of animation he realized that knowledge can be gained from everywhere and proceeded to refer to the internet which helped him attain worldwide knowledge about animation. In due course of his research, he realized that Disney Pixar was the sole company venture that pioneered in animati...
Kaun hain Anup S Bhandari
Born in Puttur, and educated in Mysore, Anup S Bhandari is a techie working in Connecticut, USA.
Anup, a software professional, has always had a passion for films, passed on by his father. In the US, he honed his skills attending seminars for the last three years. Anup was also interested in cricket. He even captained the Karnataka state under-18 cricket team.
Before he took up a job in an MNC, he had written a Kannada movie script named ‘Yodha’ in which he wanted to cast Sudeep. His f...
Kaun hain Anupam Purkayastha
A creative nomad would be the only word that can define him. Equipped with a degree in English literature and a postgraduate degree in advertising, he worked as a copywriter in advertising. But after realizing his insatiable passion for art, literature and films, he moved on and started a creative junction, Clipart Studios, with two of his best friends and creative partners, Nishikant and Nitin. Starting his film making career by writing, editing and directing a 17 minutes documentary film title...
Kaun hain Anurag Goswami
Anurag is a Film Direction graduate (2012) from the Film & Television Institute of India, Pune. He belongs to Lucknow and in a distant past, he used to work as an Analyst for a consulting firm in Singapore. Disillusioned with the corporate career, he inched towards filmmaking as his true calling. He wrote short films, assisted and acted in plays while working a day-job and jumped the ship to join FTII in 2006.
He directed the Lucknow segment of the recently released 'The Last Act'. He liv...
Kaun hain Asmit Pathare
Apart from bagging the Audience Award at the Wassup Andheri Humaramovie Film festival, this 28 year old consummate writer, director and actor assisted director, Rajat Kapoor with his various theatrical endeavors. He also worked as an Assistant Director for a non-fiction show aired on the news channel, Sahara Samay. He also flaunted off his best of acting skills for the FTII production ‘Motorbike’ which went on to bag the Best Director Award at the Pune International Film
Festival. His i...
Kaun hain Bahaish Kapoor
Bahaish Kapoor(born 1988) is one of the youngest published Indian poets. His book of poems titled "Lucifer" was released when he was 16. "Lucifer" was an exploration of his own teenage rebellion.
Fascinated by movies and the process of filmmaking, he started writing and directing short film experimenting with techniques, winning awards & accolades for his efforts. During this time, he also learns cinematography, editing, sound design, background scoring and color grading. He is also a tra...
Kaun hain Charukesh Subbuswamy Sekar
Based out of Chennai, he is a mechanical engineer by education but as soon as he finished the course, all he could think of was film making. It's always been there at the back of his head and when the opportunity came, he jumped at it. Life and Death Of A Rebel, was more or less an accident. He wasn't intending to do anything on those lines. It just happened. He wrote the whole story in one sitting and started preparing for the shoot from the next day onward. He is now fully into making in...
Kaun hain Debajit Banerjee
Djit( Debajit Banerjee) is a software engineer by profession currently working with TATA Consultancy Services, Kolkata, but is an Artist by heart and soul.
Since his childhood, he harbours a deep passion for the various fields of ART. Having received formal training in ‘Painting’ from Academy of Fine Arts(Kolkata),he is a ‘Diploma’ holder from the said institute. He is also a trained ‘Hindustani Classical’ singer under Allahabad University. Throughout his school & college life, he h...
Kaun hain Geet Sharma
I am a person with zeal towards every form of art. Be it film making, be it music composing, be it painting, be it different forms of dancing, every form and every color of art inspires me. I started working as an editor and a graphic artist for a production house in Ahmedabad at the age of 16. I worked for many documentaries and corporate profile films as an editor and graphic artist. After my graduation I started making documentary films and did many films for RTI (Right to Information) depart...
Kaun hain Gurin Pal Singh
Gurin Pal Singh is a recent graduate (B.A. Economic Honors, Panjab University) from Chandigarh and is currently handling a local chapter of an International student-run Not-for-profit, AIESEC. Film-making was always a far-sought dream but, soon became a reality when he started making short videos as a hobby to exercise his passion, using basic computer software and borrowed digi-cams.
Gurin plans to take up film-making professionally soon to make his dream a reality.
Kaun hain Himanshu Tyagi
After completing his engineering, Himanshu tried to get into FTII, but never had any luck. Soon after, he made it to the Whistling Woods International, but had to drop out because of high fee structure. In 2009, he went to Pune to assist in a few short films. He made his first short film, with his friend's digital camera, while pursuing a crash course on film making. He attempted to make his own short films, as an amateur director, but most of his projects were incomplete, because of lack o...
Kaun hain Jithu George
Kaun hain Kabir Singh
Kaun hain Mithun Sundaresh
Although he is an operations manager by profession, passion for film making has brought Mithun Sundaresh, far enough, to make two short films and a music video. Based in Coimbatore, Mithun Sundaresh is an independent film director who hails from a small town, near Alleppey, in Kerela. His first film “The Night I died” was screened at the 180 Microcinema Festival, Philippines. ‘Nailed’ is his second attempt, at making short films.
Kaun hain Nijo Jonson
My name is Nijo Jonson, in one line I live my life to the fullest. I am born and bought up in Delhi still have a very strong Malayali roots. I am blessed to be born in mid 80’s, I have experienced both the generations to the fullest, the so called 21stcentury generation as well as the old school generation. My childhood is full of fun, from marbels to video games, from street food to high end restaurants, I have experienced it all. My Dad and Mom both are government employees and always went o...
Kaun hain Nitin Bhardwaj
Nitin Bhardwaj is an independent film maker, writer and producer. After completing his graduation in business management, he pursued Film and TV production from XIC, Mumbai.
He has written and directed, three short films; ‘Prahri’, ‘Where is the weapon?’ and the Delhi section of ‘The Last Act’. ‘The Last Act’, one of the largest collaborative feature films, got rave reviews from renowned film critics like ‘Times of India’ and ‘Bollywood Hungama’.
Currently, he runs ...
Kaun hain Nitye Sood
Born in Bombay, Nitye Sood spent his teenage years, in the ‘Garden City’ of Bangalore. While pursuing engineering, he realised his love for film-making, and started capturing videos on his cell phone and camera. Since then there was no looking back, and he made quite a number of short films as well as ad specs. His best experience was being associated with two collaborative feature films.
Kaun hain P Anoop
It is believed that most advertising writers have a film in them but I possibly stand an exception to this. After a career spanning 13 years with the best of marketing and advertising agencies in account management, I decided to give in to a small dream that I had harbored for a long time- to tell a story through film.
Kaun hain Prabhu B Doss
Prabhu B Doss,a BITS Pilani alumni, works in an IT firm and is an avid photographer & filmmaker. His very first attempt at a photography competition – CNN-IBN’s Rising India contest (2006) – landed him a second runner-up position – adjudged by Raghu rai. From there grew his confidence & interest in storytelling – visually. He along with other aspiring wannabe filmmakers in his company formed a filmmaking club and started shooting shortfilms and ads, in their freetime. He worked...
Kaun hain Prakash Gowda
He is a Vadodara-based Copywriter, Author, Poet, and Short Film-maker backed by experience of ten years in creative writing. His short films have been screened at short film festivals in Vadodara and Mumbai in presence of personalities like Anurag Kashyap, R. Balki, Rajeev Masand, and Nandita Das. His book, 'Baker's Dozen - a brew of short stories' was launched on 25th May, 2012 by eminent Author, Dramatist, Academician Rani Dharker at Landmark Vadodara and is available at leading bookstores acr...
Kaun hain Preeth Walser
Kaun hain Puneet Prakash
Puneet Prakash completed his graduation in Commerce from Delhi University, while in collage he also joined Act One theater group under renowned theater personality Mr. N. K. Sharma and later went to New York Film Academy, Los Angeles to study film making for 1 year. There he studied the art and technique of film making (specialization in direction) from the best in business. During the time he wrote, edited and directed 7 short films and 1 documentary, which were shot in the Universal Studios &a...
Kaun hain Raghunandan Kaanadka
Raghunandan Kaanadka, an artist by degree, graduated BFA in the year 2006, and worked with an ad agency as visualiser for a year and had to quit the job, as filmmaking was calling.
Being a co-organizer of BRTFF - Bangalore Roof Top Film Festival, an unconfresial short film festival, that was held in any volunteers roof top, i.e terrace, with volunteered screen and projection, the local inde short filmmaker would bring their short film in dvd and they would watch each others film, and review,...
Kaun hain Ranjeet Kamala Sankar
He has been a film buff all his life. He was involved in theatre during his Engineering college days in Kerala. After completion of his studies, he worked in several industries and finally landed up as an IT Consultant in a MNC in Bangalore. He has managed to keep his passion for movies alive all this while. He made his first short film in 2009 while he was between jobs. The positive response encouraged him to continue in this path during his free time, mostly during weekends. “Leena” is his...
Kaun hain Rohin V
Kaun hain Rohit R Gaba
Born and raised in Delhi, I being the third child in the family was really pampered by my parents and my two elder brothers. Coming from a middle class family my childhood has been decent with everyone fulfilling my every desire. I was a stubborn child and I was tagged as a ‘mamma's boy’. My father is a businessman and gave me everything i wanted even if it was out of his budget. My parents wanted me to go to abroad for higher studies but they and my brothers supported me in my decision whe...
Kaun hain Rohit R Gaba - Nijo Jonson
Rohit R Gaba
Born and raised in Delhi, I being the third child in the family was really pampered by my parents and my two elder brothers. Coming from a middle class family my childhood has been decent with everyone fulfilling my every desire. I was a stubborn child and I was tagged as a ‘mamma's boy’. My father is a businessman and gave me everything i wanted even if it was out of his budget. My parents wanted me to go to abroad for higher studies but they and my brothers supported me in...
Kaun hain Samresh Kumar
He was born in Gwalior and brought up in Delhi. He did his schooling from VVDAV Public School,Vikas Puri,New Delhi. After that he pursued computer engineering from BMIET, Sonepat .Right from his school days he had immense interest in the field of dramatics and participated in all kind of one act plays ,mono acting etc. During his college days he was introduced to the medium of short films. The whole idea of making a short film based upon any simple idea fascinated him a lot and friends chippin...
Kaun hain Saransh Mohite
He was born, raised and studied in Mumbai. He did his graduation in Media with specialization in Advertising. He used to be a Visiting faculty for some colleges of Mumbai University where he used to conduct lectures on Photography, Film making and Advertising. He quit teaching last year and now he works as a full time freelance photographer & film maker (and he loves it ). He has made about 7 corporate films and a Music Video since then. He has also completed writing the script of a featur...
Kaun hain Shabin & Wavell
Shabin finished his B.Tech from Govt. Engineering college, Thrissur and Wavell did his btech from Rajiv Gandhi college of Engineering, Chennai. Films, music and photography has always been the biggest passion for them, even before they joined college. They used to watch atleast one film from around the world a day. Some times it would even go to three. They have a little studio where they sit and talk about films and music. They have written many little stories for films. It was when they wer...
Kaun hain Sidharth Singh
Kaun hain Smaran Sahu
Born in Ludhiana, Punjab, Smaran has lived in Assam, Dehradun and Delhi, where he finished his schooling from DPS, R K Puram. He then went ahead to Purdue University, Indiana, USA for his undergraduate studies in computer graphics technology, only to come back to Mumbai to fulfill his aspirations of being a filmmaker. He initiated his efforts through self producing films under the banner of N7Films. N7Films, is a stepping stone towards the conceptualization and inception of independent filmmakin...
Kaun hain Suraj Kr. Duwarah
He was born in a remote village called " Badulipar" which is around 500 k.m. from Guwahati, the gateway to the North-east India. After his Graduation from Gauhati University and post graduation in Psychology from Tamilnadu University he got enrolled in "Regional Film and Television Institute" Guwahati in cinematography department because of his passion for photography in 2001. After passing out he has been working as a professional cameraman in a variety of documentaries, serials and feature fil...
Kaun hain Tathagata Singha
Tathagata Singha is a Direction pass out from the Film and Television Institute of India.
He graduated in Physics from Kolkata.. He has made four films as parts of his curriculum in FTII and is
currently a freelance film director based out of Mumbai. He has made two short films as a freelancing director. (Daag Daag Andhera and the Kolkata segment in “the Last Act”) The last act found a release in the director’s rare section of PVR screens across India. He is currently working on th...
Kaun hain Vikrant Pawar
Originally from Sangli District in Maharashtra. Completed the Government Diploma in Fine Arts (Painting) from Kalavishwa Mahavidyalaya, Sangli. In the days of Painting While he was assisting a friend to Direct a Play and simultaneously working on a final year thesis on visual aesthetics of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, he developed a great interest in the craft of Film Making. Passed out as a graduate of Film and Television Institute of India in 2012 specializing in Film Direction.