Arun Rangachari is the nephew of Bollywood film director, Bharat Rangachari, who directed several successful films like Takkar and Zameen Aasman. Arun began as a journalist covering issues mostly related to the Information Technology. He subsequently moved to working in Public Relations and after working for various PR agencies, Rangachari shifted to Dubai in 1999. He is currently the Founder and Chairman at DAR Capital group, Private Equity arm and founded DAR Capital Group in early 2007. Arun Rangachari is also one of the key members of Dar Motion Pictures (owned by the DAR Capital Group), which is one of the leading production companies in India.

Their focus is mainly on content-driven cinema. Innovation and originality are some key factors which drive this production house, and they have produced a few such original films like The Lunchbox, Ugly, City of Gold and Haunted 3D. The distribution arm of DAR has also played a hand in the distribution of two Hollywood blockbusters in India– The Dark Knight Rises and Fast and Furious 6. Arun Rangachari and the DAR Company are renowned for the production of the horror-thriller Haunted 3D in 2011, which was the first stereoscopic horror film made in India. The Lunchbox, which was jointly produced by the DAR Company, was nominated for a BAFTA award in the category of Best Foreign Language Film in 2015. In his interview with Taran Adarsh in 2010, Arun makes mention of the necessity of content being the major factor which will drive the media sector in India. His and the DAR companies venture into cinema, as he comments, is solely revolved around this idea of content propelling the growth of Indian Cinema into new heights and them being around to be a part of this transformation.

Kumar S. Taurani Hindi Actor

Kumar S. Taurani

Kumar Taurani is a very famous producer in the Bollywood film industry. He is the producer of many films and his films distributed by the Tips Industries has won many awards in its glory like Zee Cine Awards, IIFA, Filmfare, Star Screen and other National Awards. He is the President and Managing Director of Tips Industries Limited, which is one of the largest commercial organizations in the field of entertainment and music. He independently produced his first film ‘Prince’ in 2010. He and his brother Ramesh Taurani founded Tips Industries in 1975. It started with a small record-selling shop for music companies like Sony, Universal Music Group, SaReGaMa. He is the father of Girish Kumar, who is a very popular actor in Bollywood. He was launched by Kumar Taurani in the film distributed by Tips Industries ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya’ starring Shruti Hassan. Currently, Kumar Taurani’s son will be seen in the upcoming Tips Industries venture ‘Loveshudha’. He is a learner from his mistakes, for example after suffering a huge loss in his movie Prince he realized his mistake and did not commit the same in his hit movie Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. This movie brought him a good amount of revenue through its release. Kumar Taurani is the producer of many successful films like Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1998), Dil Hai Tumhara (2002), Race (2008), Ishq Vishk (2003), Kismat Connection (2008), Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (2012), Prince (2010), Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story (2013) and Race 2 (2013). His films have won many awards like their film ‘Soldier’ won two Filmfare Awards. In the year 2000, his film ‘Kya Kehna’ won three awards and proved to be a great hit. His Ajay Devgan starrer production ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’ released in 2002 brought in two Filmfare Awards, five Zee Cine Awards, and two National Awards.

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Ashoke Pandit

Ashoke Pandit is an Indian TV director, a producer and a social worker. Ashoke was born on 11th May, 1957 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ashoke Pandit has done varieties of work in all the field of screen. He has created TV sitcom, Hindi films, and documentary films and featured films as well. He created a mark in the filmy world. He has made various TV serial; one of the most successful TV serials directed by Ashoke is "Filmi Chakkar," a comic drama that starred Satish Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah, two of the popular TV actors. Ashoke, along with Madhur Bhandarkar, produced and directed the TV serial "Heroine-Zindagi Ke Panno Se", a women based 12 series short films, which used to be aired on the popular Sony entertainment TV. With the success in serial making, Ashoke has also been engaged in making some notable documentary films. His short documentary film based on the sufferings of the Kashmiri Pandits and also the documentary "And the World Remained Silent” features the pain and burden of the people who are considered to be refugees in their own country. The film has been passed on around the world in the International film festivals. He has made many more such films based on social awareness. Ashoke also owns a Production house "Shaarika Images", which is named after his daughter. Ashoke is married to a Playback singer Neerja Pandit and they have two children, a son named Raj and a daughter named Shaarika. Another Version of this bio… Ashoke Pandit is a 58 years old Indian based artist working as filmmaker, television director and a social activist. He was born on 11th May 1957 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He married a playback singer Neerja Pandit in 1988. He has two children, a daughter Shaarika and a son Raj. He is active from 1987 until present. Ashoke Pandit worked for the first time in Bollywood industry as an Assistant art director in 1992 for the movie “Suryavanshi” and then in 1995 for the movie “Suraksha”. He also worked as a lighting technician in the camera department in title “Maaachis” in 1996 and even directed TV Series “Tere Mere Sapne” in 1996 and “Muqammal” in 2003. In 2004, Ashoke Pandit directed and produced a movie titled “Sheen” and screen played it too, and this was the reason to highlight his identity in Bollywood industry. This movie was rated 5.9 out of 10. Ashoke Pandit was seen performing himself for the first time in the movie ‘Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara” in 2005 and then was seen playing as a journalist in ‘Corporate’ in 2006.Furthur he also had an appearance in many movies like ‘Traffic Signal’ in 2007, in ‘Fashion’, ‘C Kkompany’ and ‘Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam’ in 2008 and in ‘Tera Kya Hoga Johnny?’ in 2010.  

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Ashoke Pandit Hindi Actor