Writer, Director, Producer
# Founded MADE IN MADRAS ink, the film production company that produced That Four Letter Word, Good Night Good Morning and X – Past is Present.
# Conceived, Directed and Wrote a collaborative experimental feature film called X – Past is Present with ten Indian filmmakers starring Rajat Kapoor. The film premiered as the Opening Film at the South Asian International Film Festival and in the World Cinema section of the International Film Festival of Kerala and is releasing theatrically in India and the US mid 2015.
# Produced, Directed and Wrote a feature-length English film called Good Night | Good Morning starring Manu Narayan (Bombay Dreams, Love Guru) and Seema Rahmani (Sins, Loins of Punjab Presents). The film shot in the United States premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival, South Asian International Film Festival, New York in October 2010 and was invited to Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj, Romania in June 2011, Noordelijk Film Festival, Netherlands in November 2011 and Silk Screen Film Festival, Pittsburgh in May 2012. GNGM opened to rave reviews after its theatrical release across India on January 20, 2012.
# Produced, Directed and Wrote a feature-length English film called That Four Letter Word, one of the first films to be shot and released in the digital format in India (2007)
# Signed up with Harper Collins for a book on Rajnikant and his cinema.
# As an independent film movement activist, organised the first ever Independent Film Festival in India in 2007 in association with Sathyam Cinemas and the Chennai International Screenwriting Workshop for Mr. Kamal Haasan in association with the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras in 2009. Continues to be a resource person at Imaging Cinema, the annual follow up to the CISW workshop (now managed wholly by IIT-Madras).
# Was on the jury of the International Children’s Film Festival, Lucknow, 2013.
# At 28, was the youngest Special Correspondent in the 127-year-old history of The Hindu (2005). Promoted to Senior Assistant Editor (March, 2011)
# Created, scripted and hosted NDTV-Hindu’s most watched Hands Up, an irreverent celebrity talk show.
# The Hindu’s mainstream Hindi film critic with an experience of writing on films and entertainment for 20 years, quit to pursue full-time filmmaking (April 2015)