and Producing four weekly programmes for the news
besides looking after news stories and the look & feel
of the channel.
Mere Desh Ki Dharti
Mehnat Rang Layegi
Jaanane Ka Haq
and Produced several special programmes for the news
all political special programmes of the channel since
joining the organisation.
Summary of Skills and
-A professionally trained journalist with
sixteen years of experience in print as well as broadcast news management.
-Proficient in handling TV news and current affairs programmes in a highly competitive environment.
-Adept at organising team of reporters, planning for future, live coverage of big events like Human Tragedies, Riots, General elections etc.
-Resourceful in executing investigative reports, features and live shows.
-Flair for motivating human resource in a fast changing technological atmosphere and reducing manpower and cost through multi-skilling/tasking.
-Sound knowledge of socio, political and economic developments in India and the World.
-Quick decision making, yet capable of keeping full control on accuracy and quality of content.
-Ensuring value addition in each report by comprehensive planning and providing backgrounder and research.
-Directed and produced “In The Name Of
Faith” – a documentary on Gujarat riots.
The very first documentary, which caught the
mindless killings of innocents on camera, with
live footages and exclusive interviews with
the survivors of the pogrom. The film won
international acclaim and received great
critical praise in the electronic as well as
in the print media.
-Channel 4, UK: Reported and worked in the
research team for the BBC award winning
documentary series – “Kumbh Mela – The
Greatest Show On Earth”. As a member of
the core group, was also involved in the
production and planning of the series during
December 2000-January 2001. The programme
was uplinked on a daily basis from the base
camp in Allahabad for a fortnight.
-Anchored a programme called “Chaupaal”
for ETV. It was a 20-episode show, which was
shot in remote villages of Uttar Pradesh and
Uttaranchal, where the sitting MLA/Minister
and the opposition candidate had an
interface with their voters. It was a
multi-camera shoot and the episodes were
-Scripted, reported and made political
cartoons for a 120-episode daily news
based programme “Khabarein
Khabardar” for Doordarshan. It was a
news-based programme, taking a satirical
view of the day-to-day political happenings.
-Associate Director for a 7-episode series
for Doordarshan, “Kargil Se Kargil Tak”.
The focus was Pakistan sponsored insurgency
in Jammu and Kashmir.
-Directed and Produced more than a dozen documentaries on various social, cultural and political issues. Conceptualised and Produced video spots highlighting current, political and social issues combining cartoon animation and satirical verses.
-As a political cartoonist worked for Mid-Day, Hindustan, Saptahik Hindustan and Sunday Mail.
-Proficient in the use of PD150, 170 DV cameras.
-Familiar with non-linear editing.
-Proficient at writing satirical verses on current, political and social issues
-A Political Cartoonist and animation filmmaker.