Mr. Ashoke Viswanathan
Editor in Chief
Ashoke Viswanathan is a Bengali Indian filmmaker and theatre personality, Viswanathan is currently Professor and Head of Department of Producing For Film and TV specialisation at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute and an occasional lecturer at Jadavpur University. He has made award winning features and also documentaries, such as 2014's "The Lighthouse, The Ocean and The Sea", an exploration of the intellectual relationships among Rabindranath Tagore, Romain Rolland and Kalidas Nag. Two of Viswanathan's films have won national awards: his debut film "Shunya Theke Shuru" and "Kichu Sanglap Kichu Prolap". He has also directed commercial films like "Sesh Sanghat" starring mainstream actors like Jaya Prada and Jackie Shroff and "Gumshuda", in Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil ("Vaira Kolaigal"), a whodunit based on Sherlock Holmes, targeted at a mass audience.