Siddharth Roy Kapur is an Indian businessman, film producer and managing director of Disney India. He hails from a film background; his mother was a film choreographer and his brothers being well known film actors. His father was a Punjabi and mother, Salome Roy Kapur, was a Jew and former Miss India Miss India was a TV serial that was aired on Doord >> Read More... . He is a two time divorcee and is currently married to actress Vidya Balan Vidya Balan is an award winning Bollywood actress >> Read More... . He finished his Bachelors in Commerce from the Sydenham College in Mumbai and got his MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), where he was a part of the hallowed Placement Committee.

He joined UTV in 2005 as a senior vice president and headed the Marketing and Communications divisions. He let marketing programs for many cult classics and successful projects such as Rang De Basanti Click to look into! >> Read More... , Khosla Ka Ghosla and ‘ Parineeta Click to look into! >> Read More... ’. In January 2008, Siddharth became the CEO of Motion Pictures for UTV; he was responsible for all aspects of creative, development, production, marketing, distribution and syndication. In this role, he delivered top quality motion pictures such as Jodhaa Akbar Click to look into! >> Read More... , ‘ Fashion Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Aamir Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, A Wednesday!, Dev D, ‘ Kaminey Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Raajneeti Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Udaan Udaan is a Hindi Daily series which aired on 18th >> Read More... ’, Peepli [Live], No One Killed Jessica, Delhi Belly Click to look into! >> Read More... , Rowdy Rathore Click to look into! >> Read More... , Paan Singh Tomar Click to look into! >> Read More... , ‘ Barfi! Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, and many more.

After the integration of UTV into The Walt Disney Company India in 2012, Siddharth took on the role of managing director for the studio business. His first movie as a producer for Disney UTV productions was Barfi!, which was followed up with ‘ Heroine Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, Kai Po Che! Click to look into! >> Read More... , ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, ‘ Ghanchakkar Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, Chennai Express Click to look into! >> Read More... , ' Satyagraha Click to look into! >> Read More... ', The Lunchbox Click to look into! >> Read More... , ‘ Shahid Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘P.K.’, ‘ Kick Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Pizza Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, 2 States, ‘ Highway Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Filmistaan Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘ Khoobsurat Click to look into! >> Read More... ’. The list of upcoming releases from the studio includes Jagga Jasoos Click to look into! >> Read More... , ‘ Fitoor Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘Shaatir’, ABCD 2 and many more.

From 1st January 2014, Siddharth has become the managing director of The Walt Disney Company India. He is now responsible for all the businesses & operations of the company in India, including Studios, Consumer Products, Media Networks and Interactive.

Siddhartha Basu Hindi Actor

Siddhartha Basu

Siddhartha Basu is an Indian television quiz show host, producer & director, who is best known for his quiz shows. Due to his contribution to the Indian quiz shows, he is widely regarded as the father of the Indian quiz shows. He is also the managing director of the Big Synergy Media Ltd., established in 1988 as Synergy Media Ltd. His firm has produced shows such as ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (2000) & ‘10 Ka Dum Season 1’ (2008). He was associated with the theater during his college days back in 1970’s. After graduating from St. Stephens College, Delhi, he worked in theater alongside theater personalities such as ‘Barry John’. He started his career as a director of the documentaries for Doordarshan. He also worked as a voice artist & host for some of the most popular programs of the DD such as ‘Yuva Vaani’, which actually paved his way into the entertainment industry. Back in 1980’s, he directed and hosted the famous DD quiz show ‘Quiz Time’, which was a popular show of that time, attracting a majority of children all over the country. His show became a huge success and he never looked back after that. He went on to produce shows such as KBC & DKD, which have been widely regarded as the most successful shows of all times in the history of the Hindi entertainment industry. KBC was an Indian adaptation of the famous quiz show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ of the west. The show was hosted by some of the leading stars of Indian film industry such as Amitabh Bachchan & Shah Rukh Khan. Siddhartha was a proud producer when KBC completed a decade on the air and was considered as an inspiration to the academy award winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. His other production ‘Dus Ka Dum’ was hosted by Hindi film superstar Salman Khan and was persistently among the shows, which topped the charts during their broadcast. He also produced the show called ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ (2006), ‘India’s Got Talent’ ‘Sacch Ka Saamna’ & ‘Aap Ki Kachehri - Kiran ke Saath’ and was a part of a movie called ‘Madras Cafe’ (2013). He is married to ‘Anita Kaul Basu’ and is a father of two children.

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Sumeet Mittal

Sumeet Mittal, a young man from Ahmedabad, is a multi-talented writer and producer. He is the Co-founder of Shashi Sumeet Group. With his partner Shashi, he founded the company Shashi Sumeet Group which consists of Shashi Sumeet Productions Pvt. Limited for television serials, Shashi Sumeet Motion Pictures for films, Shashi Sumeet Innovations for brands, and Qat Whiskers for commercials. Shashi Sumeet is a very big production firm which was started in 2009 and is now the producer of some best television serials like ’Diya Aur Baati Hum’. With hard work and determination, Sumeet developed Shashi Sumeet group and has become one of the best directors of the time. Sumeet was born in the year 1971, in Ahmedabad and later moved to Mumbai in 1998 with the aim of becoming an actor. He took a few acting classes. He got few commercials to work in but never got an opportunity to be an actor. Soon he started writing and became a scriptwriter. He was the scriptwriter for the film ‘Ek Vivaah Aisi Bhi’. He found his career in writing after some experience as a scriptwriter but his goal was to achieve more. He wanted to know how direction is done so he worked as an assistant director in few films. After that, he became co-producer but things didn’t go well. In 2009, with his partner Shashi, who is also a writer and producer, he started Shashi Sumeet Group with the serial ‘Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai’. It wasn’t an easy task in the start as Sumeet wanted to deliver top edge quality in his serial. Within a short span of time, Shashi Sumeet Group was famous all over India and soon the number of serials under their name increased. In 2011, ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’, became a super hit and it has already completed more than one thousand episodes. Other serials like ‘Haar Jeet’ and ‘Main Tere Aangan Ki’ were also launched in 2011. In 2012, ‘Punar Vivah’, and ‘Kairi’ were launched. Some of his serials are aired on all the seven days of the week. One of them is ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’. In 2013, ‘Tumhari Pakhi’ and ‘Dil Ki Nazar Se Khubsoorat’ were launched. Most of these serials were aired for a year only. In 2014, ‘Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi’ and ‘Tu Mera Hero’ were launched. Later in 2015, he launched five new serials like ‘Mooh Boli Shadi’, ‘Dream Girl’’ and ‘Hum Aapke Ghar Mein Rehte Hai’. Currently, in 2016, he is working on six serials together, which is not an easy task. With his wife and creative team, he is able to deliver best in quality serials with unique content to entertain the public. He makes sure the content in his serials is of the best quality and unique. Most of his serials are based on family and he believes that family based shows are the best for the Indian audience. He has future plans now to expand his career and not just limit himself to directing TV serials. He might soon direct films and is already thinking about it. Within a short period of just eight years, he has made his Shashi Sumeet group reach great heights with many serials under his name and would produce the best in class serials in the near future as well.

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Sumeet Mittal Hindi Actor