core Team

Best Film Festivals India Patron Srinivas Yadav

Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Shri Talasani is the Minister for Cinematography, Government of Telangana. An avid follower of the arts, he is a prominent politician from Hyderabad and has formerly held the post of Tourism & Labour Minister. Shri Talasani will be representing the State Government which is a partner for this year’s edition of the Carnival.

Talasani Srinivas Yadav
Patron, Indywood Film Carnival
Indywood Film Carnival  - Founder Director Sohan Roy

Sohan Roy

Shri Sohan Roy is the Founding Director of Indywood Film Carnival. He rose to fame upon receiving multiple Oscar selections for his debut movie DAM 999. Roy is also the Founding Chairman of the Aries Group of Companies- a conglomerate of 45 companies spread across 15 countries, and owns two global TV channels (Marine BizTV and Medi BizTV), India's first dual 4K theatre screen Aries Plex, a modern post production studio Aries Vismayas Max, and India’s largest 3D motion picture & animation studio Epica Studios. www.sohanroy.com

Sohan Roy S K
Founder Director, Indywood Film Carnival
Shyam Bengal - ALIIFF Best Film Festivals India Director

Balachandra Menon

Shri. Balachandran Menon, is a celebrated actor, a renowned director and script writer. He has made a number of films in the 1980s and 1990s, directed 40 movies and acted in over 100 movies. Menon is one among the most admired directors who changed the face of Malayalam cinema by putting the focus on the story, created their own signature style and encouraged other directors to forge their own cinematic styles, which soon led to a cinematic revolution.

Balachandra Menon
Festival Director, All Lights India International Film Festival
Film Fest India Managing Director Film Festivals

Prabhiraj

Executive Director

Prabhiraj
Managing Director
Film Market Director Shyam Kurup Indywood Film Market

Shyam Kurup

Film Market Director

Shyam Kurup
Director Indywood Film Market