Akarsh Khurana is the proprietor of Akvarious Productions and has produced over forty plays in the last 13 years, of which he has directed 19. He is a two time winner of the Best Director at Thespo for his early work. He has also written screenplays for feature films (Krrish, U Me aur Hum, Kites, Krrish 3, Humshakals) and directed a television movie for Anurag Basu (Real FM).
Devika Shahani Punjabi
Devika started her career in 1992 with theatre. Her theatre credits include 'SOS' (1994), 'Romeo & Juliet' (1995), and 'Class of '84'. She has worked in film and television as well. Devika has also conducted workshops at college festivals for voice and text, including the commonwealth Games Planning conference in New Delhi.
Acclaimed playwright, stage director and filmmaker, Mahesh Dattani received the Sahitya Akademi Award for his anthology ' Final Solutions and Other Plays' in 1998. His other major stage works include '30 Days in September', 'Dance Like a Man' and 'Tara'.
Vickram Kapadia is a renowned playwright and theatre director. He wrote his first two act play 'Black with Equal' which ran to packed houses for seven years. The play was published by Sahitya Akademi in 2006. Besides plays,Vickram has also penned TV screenplays for Yash Raj Films (Khotey Sikkey and Kismat) .
Lillete Dubey is an acclaimed Indian actress of theatre, film and television. She has played the lead in over 60 productions on stage over the last 30 years and acted in around 40 films. Internationally, she has acted in the hit movie - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ( 2012) with Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy. In 1991 she started the Primetime Theatre Company, to promote original Indian writing in English. The Company has produced highly acclaimed work like 'Dance Like a Man', '30 Days in September' and 'Wedding Album'
In a career spanning 20 years, Swarnima Chandra has developed core expertise in editing, translation, transcription and sub-titling for film and TV. She has been associated with TV channels like Zee TV, Sony TV, Sony Pix, Colours, Life OK, Star TV, Doordarshan to name a few. She has also worked on local and international projects for various production houses. She has also been closely associated with personalities like Amol Palekar, Aroona Irani, Deepti Naval and Anant Mahadevan.