Creative, Talent

Armed with nearly two decades’ experience in the Indian film industry, Nikhil has worked with trend-setters like Sudhir Mishra, Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra. His film repertoire as Director includes Kal Ho Na Ho, Salaam-e-Ishq, Chandni Chowk to China and Patiala House. Received the National Award for Delhi Safari. His upcoming film, D-Day is releasing on 19th July, 2013.

Honorable mentions include winning the Special Directorial Debut Award at the Screen Weekly Awards for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2004. Nikhil was also nominated for the Filmfare Best Director Award, IIFA Best Director Award and Zee Cine Best Debuting Director and Best Director Award for the film Kal Ho Naa Ho.

Nikhil has served on award juries for Filmfare, Panasonic New Talent, etc.

He has also won the "2013 National Award for Best Animation" in Delhi Safari and Filmfare "The Best Action Film" in D-Day

He has been an informal peer mentor to some award-winning talent on and behind the screen for the industry.

Nikhil can be reached at



Marketing Management

A serial entrepreneur, this is Monisha’s first foray into film production.

Prior to this she founded EmmayHR, a leading recruitment firm that was acquired by Randstad Holding BV, the world’s second largest HR company.

In addition to the above, Monisha is also an angel investor and a capital investor in start-up businesses and serves on the board of MITRA, an NGO focused on mobilizing human capital for the social development sector.

She has been a speaker at several international industry forums and is regarded as a thought leader in the area of HRD.

Monisha can be reached at



Finance, Legal

With a career spanning over two decades, Madhu has extensive experience in spearheading business operations and financial management.

She co-founded EmmayHR in 1996 and as it’s Chief Operating Officer facilitated the company’s acquisition and merger into Randstad Holding NV.

Her subsequent foray and involvement in the capital markets has been centered around financial planning and fund management.

Madhu can be reached at