Ms. Neelima Bajpai is a creative brain behind the run of Shakuntalam Telefilms, since the day of its launch in the year 2004. She along with Shyamashis Bhattacharya led this vision of entertainment business and started the production house in Mumbai. Both Shyamashis and Neelima had first produced a documentary for Doordarshan.

The documentary was inspired by a book written by IPS officer Kiran Bedi Kiran Bedi is India’s highest ranking IPS woman of >> Read More... . The title of the show was ‘Galti Kiski’ and was aired on DD in 2003. After this programmer, they had never looked back. Neelima has a background of being associated with the core team of TV 18 from 1996 to 2001 and even has written and directed shows like ‘ Bhanwar Bhanwar was a late 90’s documentary drama based on >> Read More... ’ and ’Haadas’.

In addition, she proved her mettle in direction award-winning shows like ‘Crime Patrol’ and ‘Kagar’. Later, she literally created a buzz in the television world by doing shows for Star Group (Star Plus), Star One (erstwhile)- Life Ok (present), Zee Group (Zee TV), Viacom 18 (Colors, MTV), Turner Group (Imagine TV). Her first independent venture was Zee TV show ‘ Reth Reth was a Hindi serial (drama) showcasing the sto >> Read More... ’.

The show ran for two years and it was dubbed into English and aired on Zee World. The show was directed by Mohinder Pratap Singh, Rajan Shahi Rajan Shahi is a well-known director and producer >> Read More... , & Shefali Shah The beautiful Shefali Shah is an actress of Indian >> Read More... . Her next TV show ' Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Banoo Main Teri Dulhann is an Indian Television Dr >> Read More... ' was aired on Zee TV that had run for two years. It beat the TRP rating of Star Plus ' Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’', and was telecast between 4 August 2006 through 28 May 2009 in the prime time slot (8 pm). The show was also re-aired on zee smile too, her next TV series was ‘Santaan — Har Khushi Hai Tumse’ was aired on Star Plus that ran for 297 episodes.

The show was directed by Ismail Umarr Khan, Sujeet Singh, Inder Das. She later took up the direction of TV series along with Inder Das and Ismail Umarr Khan and her company Shakuntalam Telefilms produced ' Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka ‘Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka’ is a family drama that b >> Read More... ' that was aired on Color Plus. The show had a run of 245 episodes. Shakuntalam Telefilms' other projects are ' Hello Pratibha Hello Pratibha is one of the finest serial being t >> Read More... ' (Zee TV), ‘Shastri Sisters ' (Colors TV). This show was as ‘Manam’ aired on Gemini TV and in Tamil as ‘ Kanchana Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and aired on Raj TV.

Other prominent TV shows are 'Love Ne Mila di Jodi' (Star One) and ‘Na Aana Is des Laado’ (Colors TV), Shakuntala Telefilms has come back with ‘Laado 2’ which is the second version of ‘Na Aana Is des Laado’. The company has a dream to make movies, either in Punjabi, Bengali, and other regional languages. Well, we can look forward to even a Hindi movie too from Shakuntala Telefilms.

Mihir Bhuta Hindi Actor

Mihir Bhuta

Mihir Bhuta is a Gujarati writer who was associated with a TV series. The series was title as 'Maharath ' where he was given credit as a screenplay and dialogue writer. He became a national recognition after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inducted him into central film censor committee selection. Mihir is now on the member list of Prasoon Joshi-led Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). As per the section of news reported in the media, Mihir was keen to help out an NRI filmmaker Mitesh Patel to make a documentary movie on Prime Minister Narendra Modi which tells us about Modi’s journey as a common man to the chief minister of Gujarat.  People in Gujarat also know him for translating many of William Shakespeare’s plays on stage shows. He could translate every dialogue of William Shakespeare without any change in the text of the original scripts. Later on, Mihir got associated with penning a TV series titled ‘Mahabharat’ on Star Plus channel. Way back in 2012, he along with another Gujarati theater artist Utkarsh Majumdar showcased ‘Shakespeare in Gujarati’ at the Globe Theatre in London. It may be noted that Globe Theatre was staged 400 years ago when Bard's plays were staged there. The title of the play translated in Gujarati was titled as ’Sau Saru Jenu Chevat Saru’ (All's Well That Ends Well) at the Globe as part of the Olympics festivities. The group of Gujarati theater artistes was selected along with another Hindi theater group. While Gujarat language artistes were given to translate ‘All's Well That Ends Well’, Hindi play actors were asked to stage 'Twelfth Night' which was directed by Atul Kumar. Mihir Bhuta had adapted the play in Gujarati. Shanbhag had directed the play while Uday Mazumdar had composed the music.


Saba Mumtaz

Saba Mumtaz is a well known successful producer and writer of the Indian film industry. Having produced several television series such as Ek Bond Ishq, Saraswati Chandra, Parrish, Uttara, she conquered our hearts. Since a child, Saba Mumtaz use to be dedicated and focused on entering the film industry. She completed her post graduation from New Delhi at the Jamia Millia University where she was trained to be a director, producer, and writer. After her graduation, Saba Mumtaz came to Mumbai to follow her dream of working as a director. After many struggles and hard work, she met Saurabh Narang, who directed the famous TV serial Haqeeqat. After writing a script for Saurabh Narang, her work started to be recognized. She then wrote weekly scripts which enhanced her popularity in the industry. As a result, she met Aruna Irani, who became her guide and encouraged her to write for daily soaps. At the starting point, Saba Mumtaz started writing for Aruna Irani’s production, and then wrote for Rajan Shahi. EventhoughSaba Mumtaz studied her undergraduate for production, she made her debut in the writing field. As a writer, she could not visit shooting location, participate in the art direction and design. But then she started writing Ek Bond Ishq which allowed her to work as co-producer. One of Saba Mumtaz’s most appreciated scripts is for Yeh Rishta Kya Kehata Hai which has run for four and a half years on television. Her second preference is for Diya Aur Bati Hum. Saba Mumtaz wrote many other scripts such as: in 2008, Dharam Veer. In 2009 she wrote, Yeh Rishta Kya Theta Hai, Moohe Range De and Mere Khar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari. In 2010, the following were produced: Dil Se Di Dua Saubhagyavati Bhava, Chand Chupa Badal Mein. In 2013, Saba Mumtaz scripted Ek Bhoond Ishq, in 2014, Hum Hain Na. In 2016 to 2017, Meri Sasu Maa, Razia Sultan was written. Her latest work is Yeh Moh Moh Dhaagey. Despite being from New Dehli, Saba Mumtaz has found her home and heart in Mumbai. From the time she came to Mumbai to follow her dreams, there was never the thought of looking back. Saba Mumtaz lives with her hirteen-year-old daughter named Nora. She believes that the secret to happiness in life is not only to work but someone has to maintain an enjoyable and respectful relationship with colleagues and friends.

Saba Mumtaz Hindi Actor