Previous Special Guests

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Shakun Batra

  Shakun Batra is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Starting his career with Ek main Aur Ek Tu (2012) Batra worked in critically acclaimed Kapoor


Shahnaab Alam

Shahnaab Alam is an acclaimed independent movie producer. Shahnaab began his professional career as a journalist and launched into various fields of the media


Boman Irani

Boman Irani is an Indian film and theatre actor, voice artist and photographer. He is widely known for his iconic roles in films such


Sanjay Bhutiani

Producer  Sanjay Bhutiani is a producer and actor, known for Kush (2013), Hotel Salvation (2016) and Cooking with Stella (2009). His production venture Mukti


Nagraj Manjule

 Actor, Film Director, Producer, Scriptwriter  Nagraj Manjule is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter known for the film Sairat. He received the National Film Award


Abhishek Chaubey

Director, Screenwriter, Producer  Abhishek Chaubey is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter and producer. He directed acclaimed films such as Ishqiya, Dedh Ishqiya and Udta Punjab. He is


Gauri Shinde

Film Director  Gauri Shinde is an Indian ad-film and feature film director. She has made her directional debut with the highly acclaimed English Vinglish


Nagesh Kukunoor

 Film Director, Actor Nagesh Kukunoor is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He is known for his work in parallel cinema, such


Vishal Bhardwaj

Director, Producer, Writer, Music Director, Singer   Vishal Bhardwaj is a film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer. He made his debut as


Reema Kagti

Reema Kagti is an Assamese film director and screenwriter based in Mumbai. She made her debut as director with critically acclaimed Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.


Zoya Akhtar

Zoya Akhtar is a contemporary Indian film director. She made her debut as director with critically acclaimed Luck By Chance (2009). In 2011, she directed the


Anusha Rizvi

Anusha Rizvi is an Indian film director and Screenwriter. Her directorial debut is Peepli Live.The movie won the Best First Film award at the Durban film


Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee film director and screenwriter, who is most known for films, Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), which he also wrote, both


Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar is one of the pioneer of new age Indian cinema. He is a popular film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and


Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose is an Indian Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Social Activist, and amateur Rugby Union player. He is one of the most versatile and skilful actors


Anurag Kashyap

Star Screen Award-winning and Golden Leopard nominated Indian film director, script-writer and producer, Anurag Kashyap first came into the limelight as a director with Black


Shoojit Sircar

Shoojit Sircar is one of the most versatile and prolific filmmakers of the Indian Film Industry. He has created award winning commercials for some of the


Adil Hussain

Adil Hussain is an Indian stage, television and film actor from the state of Assam. He has worked in many mainstream Hindi cinemas like “Lootera”, “English


Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani is an Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006),


Shimit Amin

Shimit Amin is an Indian film director and editor. He is best known for the award winning film Chak De! India (2007) Starring Shah Rukh Khan.


Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao is an Indian actor who made his film debut with the 2010 experimental film Love Sex aur Dhokha. He is also known for his


Patralekha Paul

Patralekha Paul is an Indian actor born in Shillong, Meghalaya. She made her debut with an outstanding performance in the film CityLights directed by Hansal alongside


Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor made his movie debut as the male lead opposite Tabu in Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities (2006) which was helmed by legendary painter


Amit Roy

Amit Roy is a noted cinematographer from Bollywood.Although he has worked on many popular films, he is mostly known for his work in Rann, Sarkar Raaj


Imtiaz Ali

Imtiaz Ali is a film director and writer. He started his career with writing and directing television shows. He directed popular serials like Imtehaan, Naina and


Prakash Jha

Prakash Jha is a film producer, actor, director and screenwriter, well regarded for his political and socio-political films such as Damul (1984), Mrityudand (1997), Gangaajal (2003),


Ritesh Shah

Ritesh Shah is a Hindi scriptwriter, who has penned scripts for critically-acclaimed films like Airlift (2016), City Lights (2014), D-Day (2013) and Kahaani (2012).


Vandana Kataria

Vandana Kataria is a National-award winning production designer. She had recreated the Calcutta of the 1940s with intricate beauty in Dibakar Banerjee’s comic noir film Detective


Amrit Pritam

Amrit Pritam is a well-known sound designer who has received the Filmfare and IIFA award for his work. He has been specially appreciated for his work