The Turner Tales
Krishna Desai | Director Programming, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd., South Asia
They are the reason children across the nation are being entertained every afternoon, and in a way that parents don’t mind them sticking to the television. Who has not heard of Chhota Bheem and the series of Krishna. Thanks to Turner, after-school time for children is still fun! EnterDBase takes the opportunity to congratulate the Turner group speaking to Krishna Desai, the man responsible for encouraging home-grown animation in India.
Hoping to Level up
Founder & Director, Level 10 comics, Bangalore (India)
It sounds simple but an unimaginable lot has gone into building what is now supplying freshness to the comic-book industry in India. Suhas Sundar has a simple story with the right ingredients of inspiration and determination in the right amounts, of how two college mates came together with similar interests and a similar zeal to ‘just do it’. EnterDbase suggests ‘gulp it’.
Promising Quality Content
Siddharth Jain | CEO, IRock Media, India
With a lot to offer to the audience of Indian film industry, Siddharth Jain who co-founded iRock Media with Manmohan Shetty— the Founder and former CMD of Adlabs Films Ltd., is certain that iRock will create a niche for itself in the industry with the quality of content that is being worked up on. EnterDbase sat down talking to Siddharth to find out more.
Neel Chaudhuri | Playwright and Director
Neel Chaudhuri has the achievement of winning The Hindu MetroPlus Playwright Award 2010 at the age of just 29. He is not only a playwright but also a theatre director, writer and filmmaker. He might be young but he has the creative spirit of a theatre lover with mature ideas. In an interview with EnterDbase he talks about his award winning play— Taramandal and his love for theatre.
“Theatre happened by accident”, says Rajiv Krishnan
Rajiv Krishnan | Actor, Director (Theatre), India
Rajiv Krishnan is an acclaimed theatre actor and director. He is the director of the play ‘Ms Meena’ which was performed recently at the Hyderabad Metro Plus Theatre Fest and has garnered rave reviews. In an interview with EnterDbase he tells us more about his play and his directorial experiences.
Rama Krishna Shenoy | Actor/ Director – Dramanon, Hyderabad
R.K. Shenoy is an architect by day and an actor by night. An ex faculty member of the Manipal University, he along with Chandan Shatapathi(another faculty member) founded Dramanon— a theatre group which has spread from Manipal to Bangalore and Hyderabad, and now even to Delhi and Mumbai. His passion for theatre has led him to take the courageous step of bringing a theatre group into a city like Hyderabad which hasn’t been too warm towards theatre. In an interview with EnterDbase he tells more about himself and Dramanon.
A Diamond Comic Strip!
Gulshan Rai | Managing Director, Diamond Comics India Pvt.Ltd.
Gulshan Rai is the Chairman and Managing Director of Diamond Comics Pvt. Ltd., the largest publication group started in 1974 under the leadership of Mr Rai. The company is currently focused on the process of monetizing its intellectual properties on the electronic media. While speaking with EnterDbase, Mr Rai gave an overview of his journey and discussed their future plans.
Young Anime-ted talent!
Varsha Chakkera | Comic book artist, Level 10 Comics, Bangalore
Varsha Chakkera is a twenty year old comic book artist with her focus on the Anime/Manga styles of comic art, quite rare in the Indian comic industry. She is enthusiastic to learn more and her love for the art is evident in her work. Varsha talks to EnterDbase on how she reached this stage and what she looks forward to in her career.