Manoj Bajpayee (Mentor)

Well known film actor Manoj Bajpayee has been a mentor for the festival and contributed much to its current form. Best known for his impressive performances in Satya, Pinjar, Raajneeti, Aks, Gangs of Wasseypur, Chakravyuh, Special 26 and for recent films Budhia Singh Born to Run and Aligarh, to name a few, Bajpayee is also the recipient of two National Awards and three Filmfare Awards. READ MORE

ABHAYANAND SINGH(CHAIRMAN)

Abhayanand Singh is the Chairperson of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival. With a rich work experience, and knowledge across industries namely banking, finance, pharmaceuticals, art, furniture, software and media, Abhayanand Singh is well acquainted with the corporate environment READ MORE

PIIYUSH SINGH(CO-CHAIRMAN)

Piiyush Singh is an entrepreneur and producer and Co-Chairperson of the festival, with over ten years of experience in the film industry. Always a strong supporter of business ventures that are innovative and futuristic, he has headed multiple undertakings in the media industry. READ MORE

ASHOK PURANG (FESTIVAL DIRECTOR)

Ashok Purang, the festival’s director is a seasoned theatre actor who has been passionately contributing to the Indian theatre scene since the 1980s. He has learnt the basics of theatre performance from the celebrated Barry John and been a part of the Theatre Action Group. READ MORE

AMIT AGARWAL(ARTISTIC DIRECTOR)

After his formative years in Kolkata, Amit Agarwal pursued an MBA degree at a premier business school in India. Amit has worked in the agricultural sector in Africa, India and Europe for over 10 years before deciding to pursue his passion for cinema. He has assisted Mr Girish Kasaravalli, READ MORE

JINNY NEVATIA (EVENT COORDINATOR)

When Jinny Nevatia, founder of Advaita, set up her company she had only wanted "to enchant and conquer!". Hence the company’s name. Through a mix of passion, immense energy, and creativity Advaita soon created a place for itself in the event planning industry. READ MORE

SMITA UCHIL (FESTIVAL COORDINATOR)

Smita Uchil has completed her Masters in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, with a specialization in Business Management. With over 10 years of work experience in Singapore, Uchil has played a core role in founding, READ MORE

SHARON CHANDRA (FESTIVAL COORDINATOR)

Sharon Chandra is currently the festival coordinator for Singapore South Asian International Film Festival and has also earlier worked as a content writer for Indie Muviz Pte. Ltd. Sharon is a citizen of the Fiji Islands and has worked there earlier as Chief Financial Officer for an Internet Provider. READ MORE

PRIYANKA SHAH (FESTIVAL COORDINATOR)

Priyanka Shah has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mahatma Gandhi University. She has earlier worked as a Client Servicing Executive at Tamasha Worldwide Events and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. READ MORE