Writer/Journalist/ Producer-Director/Voice Over Artist
Award winning, broadcast journalist [self shooting],producer-director; author and lecturer with 14 years of experience primarily in the UK and India.
Shoot with PD170; JVC HDmore...Award winning, broadcast journalist [self shooting],producer-director; author and lecturer with 14 years of experience primarily in the UK and India.
Shoot with PD170; JVC HD and Z1 cameras and direct most camera and edit set ups.
Presently, bureau in charge for South Asia's no. 1 news agency. Shoot the stories myself on JVC HD.
Recently covered include: London Riots; News of the World; Libya; Bogus Colleges; the Royal wedding; Osama's demise; Obama's UK Visit; Cricket World Cup and India-England Series; London India Film Festival; Taste of Spain; Olympic events; Masterpiece 2011 etc.
Sony Gold Award, Amnesty international and One World Documentary Award for a Documentary on, ‘Dowry’ broadcast on BBC Radio 4 show ‘Crossing Continents’.
Documentary on 'The Quest for Peace in Nagaland', telecast on ZEE TV and screened in the South Asia Film Festival -2000
Script Supervisor for the feature film 'Burlesque Fairytales’, screened at the Cannes Independent Film Festival 2010 and winner at the Seattle Independent Film Festival.
Co-author of ‘English Grammar and Composition’, a book on English language and usage.
Work in progress on a book on wisdom stories from across the world and second edition of ‘English Grammar and composition’.
Taught filmmaking to the underprivileged children [Delhi]. The outcome was a film called,’ Youth yesterday, today and tomorrow’ screened internationally in UN gatherings and festivals.
Teach self designed modules on 'Development Communication' and 'Reporting SouthAsia' to the post graduate media students of Cardiff University.
Speak four languages: English; Hindi, Urdu and Bengali.
Open to travel.
Area Covered: UK and India
Work Experience Summary: 14 years of media experience working in Britain and UK in TV; Radio; Print; Film; Online.
Co-author of A to Z of English, in seconf edition
Working on a feature film script and a book on wisdom stories
Media Consultant for two years for a Plan charity.
Have own camera kit and shoot storiesd myself
Professional Voice over artist; fluently speak English; Hindi; Urdu and Bengali
Hosted own radio show for 9 years.
Summary: Educational Qualifications
M.Phil-Semiotics, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi
Charles Wallace Fellow 2005 to CArdiff University.
Training / Short Courses/ Seminars
Connections Communication Centre, Ravenscourt, London
FCP editing; Z1 Camera; emerging technologies and using high definition; scheduling and budgeting using movie magic, funding and pitching for films.
North London Film Fund
Script writing for beginners [Tutor: Heather Tyrell]; Producing a short film; Script writing for shorts and features; Script editing [Tutor: Margaret Glover].
Degree: M Phil
Field of Study: Semiotics
University / College: JNU, New Delhi