Recipient of first Jankinath Gaud Award" for “DOORDAMYA” in 1979 for best TV Documentary& Contribution to the field of Television instituted by DOORDARSHAN- I & B Ministry.


40 Yrs. of experience as Producer, Director, Screen Play Writer: Films & Television. Trained at FTII Pune in Television Production.


For Parvin Fellowship as a Jr. Scholar at Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs Princeton University, U.S.A.


Paper at Sapporo Conference in Japan on use of Media in Education & Boosting local economies 2013

Written Directed & Produced

Television & Films –Commercial Programming (Fiction) (2000-1980)

  • Presently working on an international co production film in English being shot in Europe 2015
  • Lokmanya 7-episodes (1 hr. Each) on the Life of Lokmanya Tilak 1998
  • Disha- Starring Shekhar Kapoor, Milind Soman, Kavita Choudhari.
  • Swaroopini- A Serial based on the empowerment of Women and Women's issues
  • Uppanyas- (1993) Written Directed &Produced 26 episodes.
  • Starring- Shekhar Kapoor, Neesha Singh, Dr. Shriram Lagoo.
  • Mahanager- Written Produced & Directed. The first Hindi TV Serial shot abroad in U.S.A. 1989 Shekhar Kapoor, Vinod Nagpal, Benjamin Gillani, Beena and others
  • Shodh- Produced 13 episodes of what was rated as the most popular Crime Serial.
  • Aparadhi Kaun -13 episodes of the first Crime Serial Staring Nana Patekar & Tanuja
  • Feature Film Chimanrao Gundyabhau-Marathi 1979

International Projects/Co-productions (Film & TV)

Temple and the Swan (1994) a two hour film on comparative analysis between Western Ballet Dance and Indian Dance Style of Kuchipudi, made for Kuchipudi Dance Academy in St. Louis, USA.The film was shot at Chidambaram, Khajuraho, Konark, and Kanyakumari in India and St. Louis in USA. In Search of Ganesha (1996) a 26-half hour video episodes (documentation) based on the History and Evolution of Ganesh - the Elephant-headed God. The film traces the rise and spread of this unique deity. The film was shot all over the world including the remote forests of Ankorvat- Cambodia.

Non Fiction Programming

About 200 film features (for Doordarshan from 1971-1979) - on eminent personalities all over India –some of them have been mentioned bellow


M.C. Chagla

H.D Sankalia

Doordamya (1980)-A 1 Hr. Documentary on Late Capt. Diwan, which won the National Award

Chitrapati-. A 2 Hr. Documentary on Late Sh. V. Shantaram

Gana Tapaswini- 1 Hr Documentary on Smt. Mogubai Kurdikar

Gaan Hira-Feature on Hirabai Badodekar

Anandwan- 1 Hr. Documentary on Shri Baba Amte

Singing Line- 1 Hr. Documentary on Eminent artist Shri. K. K. Hebber

Soul MantraHealth series for Times Channel 2004


Chairman Ph. D. Program Media &Communication Studies. University of Pune. (98-2000)

Founder Dean of Deviprasad Goenka Media Collage first Media Collage in Mumbai to get affiliated to University of Mumbai. Dean Manipal University Bengaluru Campus Media Studies Launched the first M.B.A. in Media at Manipal University

Wrote 3 Media related syllabi for University of Mumbai: 2010-2014

1) Master of Entertainment Media & Advertising – M.B.A. in Media Business Practices
2) Master of Film TV and New Media Production
3) Bachelor in Film Television & New media production

Professor Director,School of Communication Studies University of Pune
Director Educational Media Research Centre Pune. U. G. C. Funded Autonomous Institute (98-2000)
Visiting Faculty, FTII (Pune)-
Visiting Professor at DSK Supino Infocom School for Gaming, Design, Animation (1982-1985)
Acclaimed Speaker on Electronic Media Affairs
Invited as Delegate at Sapporo international media conference- Japan
Key Note Speaker NASSCOM Bengaluru
Visiting Professor for many international colleges