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 YadavPatron, Indywood Film Carnival
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 KFounder Director, Indywood Film Carnival
One of India’s most respected film personalities, Shri Shyam Benegal is a 7 time National Award winning film maker. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1976, Padma Bhushan in 1991, and the highest award in Indian Cinema for Lifetime Achievement, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2005. He will be curating the Indywood Film Carnival 2017 as its Festival Director.