Visiting Faculty

Mr. Krishnendu Sarkar

Krishnendu Sarkar , an FTII graduate, edited films like ‘YETI’, ‘Porichoy’, ‘Ordinary Lives’, The Making of Yuvraaj’, The Making of Black and White’, ‘The Making of Zindaggi Rocks’. He has edited various T.V commercials like 'ESPN WORLDCUP ', 'MOTHER DIARY' , ‘IODEX’, ‘FINOLEX SWITCH’, Promos for UTV WORLD MOVIES and many more.

Mr. Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath is a veteran choreographer in Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi and Marathi films. In the last 25 years his prominent films where he showcased his talent are 100 days, Pratighaat, Panaah, Betaaj Badshaah, Laadli (produced by Children's film society), Love at Time Square and Mr. Prime Minister (directed by Dev Anand), and Marathi films such as Ek Gadi Baki Anadi and Apan Yana Pahilat Ka, to name just a few. He has also acted in Kadal Parishu, a Tamil film, with Kamal Hassan. Currently a member of the Indian Film Dance Directors Association(IFDDA). In his early years Has began assisting legendary choreographers like Surya Kumar, P.L.Raj, Hiralal, P.A.Salim, Saroj Khan, Madhav Kishan & Vijay Oscar. Kamal Nath has also choreographed and directed more than 700 shows in India and abroad, in 30 countries, while working with the top stars of the Indian film industry.

Mr. Mahesh Vashistha

Mahesh Vashistha, a Post Graduate from National School of Drama (N.S.D) New Delhi and an Awardee of Haryana State HIFA Theatre (Karmyogi) award in 2011. He has directed more than 65 plays. He has worked with universities, Post Graduate Colleges, Theatre Groups and other vocational institutions in almost every district of Haryana, Delhi, some areas of U.P. and Punjab. The plays directed were by Indian and foreign playwrights like Chekov, Bertolt Btrecht, Arthur Miller, Shakespeare, John Galsworthy, George Feaduey, Edward Elbee, Vijay Tendulkar, Shanker Shesh, Badal Sarkar, Prem Chand, Swadesh Deepak, B.M. Shah, P.L.Deshpande etc. He has also directed a regional feature film RANI. Also penned songs for his film and composed them. Presently assimilating his work and experience as an actor, director and acting mentor into a book that may be of some guidance to the aspiring actors.

Ms. Gulista

Gulista, a Post Graduate from National School of Drama (N.S.D) New Delhi. She has acted in more than 35 full length plays and conducted 50 plus theater/acting workshop in India and abroad. She has also acted in television serial like “Kyun ki Jeena Isika Naam Hai”, “Bade Ghar ki Beti”, Tapish”, “Johra Begum”, “Soorat Ya Seerat”, Khuli Khidki” etc.

Mr. Shrikant Agawane

Shrikant Agawane, a Post Graduate from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute(SRFTI). A film maker, fiction, nonfiction, documentary maker. He was also selected for “Artist in Residency” program at colonge Germany. A mentor at FTII pune. Directed documentaries like “walking in the city”, Sin city”, Flex N faces', City ZEN', Haldiram art gallery’ and many more.

Mr. Anirban Lahiri

Anirban Lahiri a professional Cinematographer. Worked professionally for the ad films like BATA, Senco Jewelers, Skype, 100 years of Cinema for NDFC, India, Madam India a social awareness. Feature length docu-drama Living Mirage, Nikhil Banerjee Biographical Documentary, Pure Scum(Won the ticket to Cannes Film Festival). Worked in many Tamil, Telugu and Bengali award winning feature films such as, Kamli, Ami Yasin aar Amar Madhubala, and Madly Bengali.

Ms. Shubra Dutta

Shubra Dutta, an Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute(SRFTI) graduate. Worked with BBC, ETv Bangla, ZEE Alpha, NGC,etc. Feature films like “Munna Bhai Mbbs”, “SHIKAR”, “Hamari Beti, Lukka Chupi“, MP3, “Lagey Raho Munna Bhai”, “Humko Dewaana Kaar Gaye”, “BY CHANCE”, “DELHI – 6”, “ Aankhon Dekhi” etc. Worked as a Cinematographers in AD Films, Music Videos, Corporate and Feature Films.

Mr. Raviraaj Panchal

Raviraaj Panchal, an Post graduate from Film and Television Institute of India(FTII). A professional sound engineer and trainer for Music Mixing, Film Sound Mixing, MIDI Programming, DAW, Digital Mixing consoles, Studio Recording Techniques, Miking techniques. Etc.

Ms. Snigdha Karmahe

Snigdha Karmahe, a Post graduate in Information and Digital Design from National Institute of Design(NID). Worked for Times Group as a Visualizer for animation movies, Art director for the movie “Aa dekhen zara”, “Peeple Live”, Designed for “Thespo festival 2009” for Prithavi theatre, Graphics for Disney channel’s show “Kya mast hai life” etc.