The founder Executive Director [Prog] of Lok Sabha TV, a former ADG, Doordarshan, and a President with Osian’s Connoisseurs of Art & Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian & Arab Cinema, he has over 50 years of experience in TV, cinema and the media. With many innovations made in Indian TV to his credit, he is the recipient of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association’s Miller Award for the Best Social Action Programme for 2001.He also planned and executed the longest non-stop Millennium celebrations programme on TV, worldwide. He has experience of working in various roles: producer, director, cameraman, teacher, film & drama critic, theatre practitioner and cultural administrator. He is an alumnus of prestigious academic and professional institutions in India and abroad viz. FTII, NSD, NIFT, AIBD (Malaysia), RNTC (Netherlands), STOU (Thailand), National Museum Institute, New Delhi.