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THE TEAM

Utpaal Acharya

Chief Executive Officer

Utpaal Acharya is an eminent producer and media-preneur, in the last two decades he has been part of almost all premium Studios and multiplex chains, that exist in India including Sony Pictures, UTV, Viacom18, INOX and Reliance Entertainment. He also had a global assignment with Cinepolis Gulf heading their Box Office, Programming and Sales. He has been a part of more than 800 films in almost all languages of India plus Hollywood movies.

Utpaal specialises in releasing, sales, acquisitions, distribution, revenue monetisation, syndication and production of films and content. Some of the films that he has worked for include Singham, Spider-Man, Ghajini, Don2, Men in Black, Monsoon Wedding, Swades, Rang de Basanti, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Jodha Akbar, Singh is King, Jab We Met, Bodyguard, Holiday, Talaash, Jaatiswar, Buno Haans, Manam, Attarintiki Daredi & Adhinayakudu. His out-of-box approach to optimise content creation and monetisation have built his reputation as an experienced content-preneur.

Saurabh Varma
Chief Creative Officer & Filmmaker

With 25 years of content experience; director, writer and marketeer Saurabh Varma has managed multiple exciting roles in Film & Entertainment Industry. He has marketed and exploited more than 950 films in almost all Indian languages and is the only Indian Film Industry professional who has worked first-hand in the Commerce and the Creative side of Films and content creation. He has directed, written and doctored several films including Mickey Virus. Saurabh’s in-depth knowledge & expertise in all aspects of film marketing has also fetched him the prestigious Philip Kotler Award. Saurabh is ex-CMO Jio Studios, INOX, Reliance Entertainment & PVR Cinemas.

Shivraj Khaware

Co Founder, Managing Partner

Shivraj with 18 years of multi-entrepreneurial expertise and an MBA has worn multiple hats. He brings the best expertise to synergise various aspects and facets of businesses to their greatest optimisation.

A philanthropist at heart, a singer and musician is the backbone of a Silicon Valley based tech enterprise and uses tech to optimise and stitch many businesses together including food, fashion and entertainment out of many. Shivraj in his initial days has served many financial organisations including Citi Bank and DBS – Chola Mandalam. He is very hands on and approachable entrepreneur always ready with best practical solution of global standards.

Rajveer Ahuja
Associate Producer

Rajveer Ahuja is a producer, actor and writer. He has produced volume of works including “The Chargesheet”, “Girl in Red”, “Mukti”, “Peanut Butter”, “Lonely Girl: A Psychological Thriller”, “The Gift”, “Tera Mera Pyar Amar” and “The Last Show”, etc. He has worked as a dialogue writer for the film called “Fugly”. Currently, he is working as an associate producer for ‘Content Engineers’ and involved in the development of some exciting content.

Dhruva Harsh
Creative Head

Dhruva Harsh is a writer, filmmaker, and playwright based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He has made shorts, documentaries and feature films entitled “Honourable Mention” (2015), “Harshit” (2018), followed by “Do I Exist: A Riddle” (2019) and “The Last Sketch” (2022), a feature documentary based on hand-rickshaw-pullers of Kolkata. His films have been screened at many film festivals in India and abroad and are now streaming on Disney + Hotstar. Dhruva has made his debut feature film entitled “Elham” (2022), which is in the post and soon to be released.

Anjit Bhatnagar
Associate Director

Anjit’s interaction with the world of film-making took place 10 years ago. Starting under the mentorship of Mr. Ramesh Sippy and having worked with many profound directors. Film-making imparted crucial experiences that helped him to shape his career and pushing his passion for film. Anjit made a successful foray into films Ramesh Sippy entertainment, PEN Films, Sugandh Films, TVF , K9 films, Nautanki Films, Gutterati Productions, Pride Motion Pictures, Echill Media, Seven Hills Productions, and many other production houses. His efforts played an integral part in the brand building exercise for Story Tellers, Flying Saucer Pictures and other companies located in Mumbai, India.

Surendra Pratap Singh
Creative Producer

Experienced Head of Media Creative & Production with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. An Ex-Fox Star Studios Executive, India having worked as Creative, Development and Production Executive and have supervised films like Jolly LLB, Dum Maaro Dum , Force among others. Skilled in Script Analysis, Scripting, Creative, Content Development, Film Production and Business Strategy. Strong media and communication professional with academic background from Whistling Woods International and IIT Bombay – Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management.

Kumar Kaustubh
Creative Writer

Kumar Kaustubh is a writer and storyteller. He is published author, written some corporate ads, and several documentaries. He did Mass communication from the Central University of Jharkhand. He has also worked as an assistant writer and director in Hindi films. His passion for filmmaking and zeal for telling stories has bought him into the world of cinema. He has the skill to develop plot, screenplay, and dialogues. Kaustubh is one of the key writers in the script lab of Content Engineers.

THE TEAM

Utpaal Acharya

Chief Executive Officer

Utpaal Acharya is an eminent producer and media-preneur, in the last two decades he has been part of almost all premium Studios and multiplex chains, that exist in India including Sony Pictures, UTV, Viacom18, INOX and Reliance Entertainment. He also had a global assignment with Cinepolis Gulf heading their Box Office, Programming and Sales. He has been a part of more than 800 films in almost all languages of India plus Hollywood movies.

Utpaal specialises in releasing, sales, acquisitions, distribution, revenue monetisation, syndication and production of films and content. Some of the films that he has worked for include Singham, Spider-Man, Ghajini, Don2, Men in Black, Monsoon Wedding, Swades, Rang de Basanti, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Jodha Akbar, Singh is King, Jab We Met, Bodyguard, Holiday, Talaash, Jaatiswar, Buno Haans, Manam, Attarintiki Daredi & Adhinayakudu. His out-of-box approach to optimise content creation and monetisation have built his reputation as an experienced content-preneur.

Saurabh Varma
Chief Creative Officer & Filmmaker

With 25 years of content experience; director, writer and marketeer Saurabh Varma has managed multiple exciting roles in Film & Entertainment Industry. He has marketed and exploited more than 950 films in almost all Indian languages and is the only Indian Film Industry professional who has worked first-hand in the Commerce and the Creative side of Films and content creation. He has directed, written and doctored several films including Mickey Virus. Saurabh’s in-depth knowledge & expertise in all aspects of film marketing has also fetched him the prestigious Philip Kotler Award. Saurabh is ex-CMO Jio Studios, INOX, Reliance Entertainment & PVR Cinemas.

Shivraj Khaware
Chief Operating Officer

Shivraj with 18 years of multi-entrepreneurial expertise and an MBA has worn multiple hats. He brings the best expertise to synergise various aspects and facets of businesses to their greatest optimisation.

A philanthropist at heart, a singer and musician is the backbone of a Silicon Valley based tech enterprise and uses tech to optimise and stitch many businesses together including food, fashion and entertainment out of many. Shivraj in his initial days has served many financial organisations including Citi Bank and DBS – Chola Mandalam. He is very hands on and approachable entrepreneur always ready with best practical solution of global standards.

Rajveer Ahuja
Associate Producer

Rajveer Ahuja is a producer, actor and writer. He has produced volume of works including “The Chargesheet”, “Girl in Red”, “Mukti”, “Peanut Butter”, “Lonely Girl: A Psychological Thriller”, “The Gift”, “Tera Mera Pyar Amar” and “The Last Show”, etc. He has worked as a dialogue writer for the film called “Fugly”. Currently, he is working as an associate producer for ‘Content Engineers’ and involved in the development of some exciting content.

Dhruva Harsh
Creative Head

Dhruva Harsh is a writer, filmmaker, and playwright based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He has made shorts, documentaries and feature films entitled “Honourable Mention” (2015), “Harshit” (2018), followed by “Do I Exist: A Riddle” (2019) and “The Last Sketch” (2022), a feature documentary based on hand-rickshaw-pullers of Kolkata. His films have been screened at many film festivals in India and abroad and are now streaming on Disney + Hotstar. Dhruva has made his debut feature film entitled “Elham” (2022), which is in the post and soon to be released.

Surendra Pratap Singh
Creative Producer

Experienced Head of Media Creative & Production with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. An Ex-Fox Star Studios Executive, India having worked as Creative, Development and Production Executive and have supervised films like Jolly LLB, Dum Maaro Dum , Force among others. Skilled in Script Analysis, Scripting, Creative, Content Development, Film Production and Business Strategy. Strong media and communication professional with academic background from Whistling Woods International and IIT Bombay – Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management.

Kumar Kaustubh
Creative Writer

Kumar Kaustubh is a writer and storyteller. He is published author, written some corporate ads, and several documentaries. He did Mass communication from the Central University of Jharkhand. He has also worked as an assistant writer and director in Hindi films. His passion for filmmaking and zeal for telling stories has bought him into the world of cinema. He has the skill to develop plot, screenplay, and dialogues. Kaustubh is one of the key writers in the script lab of Content Engineers.