Sruti Harihara Subramanian is a national award winning film maker. Her 73min documentary “A Far Afternoon” on eminent artist Krishen Khanna won the Best Art/Cultural film and Best Music (non feature film) at the 63rd national Film Awards. The film also participated in many prestigious film festivals. As an independent filmmaker, her work includes corporate videos and documentaries for organizations like Piramal Enterprises, Britannia, Vasan Eye Care, Craft Council of India, CanStop, and others. She is also a actor/ model and an entrepreneur.
Ashvin Rajagopalan graduated in 2002 from the Pratt Institute, New York, one of the most renowned Art, Design and Architecture schools in the world. Ashvin returned to his hometown of Chennai that year to establish Ashvita as an art gallery. Today, Ashvita has evolved into an integrated Retail, Restaurant, Fine Art & Cultural space that is operational in three locations across the city. Ashvin is also the director of The Piramal Art Foundation. He is deeply passionate about numismatics, art curation and artifact preservation.
Dr. Arjun Rajagopalan conceived, set up and ran the Sundaram Medical Foundation (SMF), Chennai, since its inception in 1994.After a 22-year stint as Trustee, Medical Director and Head, Department of Surgery at SMF, he has now handed over the reins of the hospital but continues to provide advice and insights as Advisor and Trustee. He is also the Director of the E V Kalyani Medical Foundation & Medical Centre, Chennai and the President of REACH (Resource group for Education and Advocacy for Community Health). Additionally, he is a Trustee at the Thirumalai Charity Trust and CAG (Citizen & Consumer Action Group), Chennai.
V Harihara Subramanian is a management professional who holds a Post Graduate Diploma from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has nearly 35 years of experience in the corporate sector in India and abroad, with responsibilities across areas such as International Business, Corporate Strategy, Technology Transfer, Marketing, Advertising, and Training. Later, he was the Dean of Asian School of Business, Trivandrum for 8 years. Currently, he continues to train and mentor young Management Professionals while simultaneously pursuing his interests in Photography and Heritage.
Soundarya Srinivasan is a graduate in Visual Communication. She served as an associate to director Vishnu Vardhan and worked with him on films like “Arinthumm Ariamalumm”, “Pattiyal”, “Billa” and “Sarvam.” Her short film titled “Mistaken” was nominated at the prestigious Festival du Cinéma de Paris in 2004. She has made a number of corporate films over the years. Soundarya is an entrepreneur, who also runs an NGO called Shishu Shakthi that works towards educating underprivileged children.
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Sriram Mohan holds a Bachelors degree in Mass Media from the University of Mumbai and is currently pursuing his Masters in Media & Culture Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Previously, he was the Associate Editor of YourStory.in, India’s leading online platform for startups and entrepreneurs and the official online partner of CNBC TV18 Young Turks. In the past, he has also worked with leading advertising agencies such as McCann Erickson and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Karthik is a Chennai based Chartered Accountant in practice, an amateur Tamil theatre artiste and a freelance researcher/writer on Old Madras.
He has been running & administering a Tamil Film Songs Appreciation Group named ‘Songscan’ on Facebook since five years & has personally posted & blogged about over a thousand songs in the Group.
Sugeeth Krishnamoorthy is a former Video Codec Engineer and an Evernote Certified Consultant. He blogs about aspects of Tamil cinema, that interest him. He is currently working on a Documentary film that chronicles the ‘Lost and Inaccessible Films of Tamil Cinema’. He writes at killthepirate.wordpress.com . He also aspires to write a detailed and definitive’biography on Director.K.Subrahmanyam, some day.