Naman Ramachandran

Naman Ramachandran

Naman began his career as a film critic for the Times of India. He soon moved on to producing television shows, commercials and music videos for TV channels such as HBO, Cinemax, Nickelodeon, BBC, MTV, Star, Zee, Sony and Hallmark in India and later Singapore. He then moved to the UK where he worked for the British Film Institute on the ImagineAsia... Show more »
Naman began his career as a film critic for the Times of India. He soon moved on to producing television shows, commercials and music videos for TV channels such as HBO, Cinemax, Nickelodeon, BBC, MTV, Star, Zee, Sony and Hallmark in India and later Singapore. He then moved to the UK where he worked for the British Film Institute on the ImagineAsia project. Naman advises film festivals across the globe on South Asian programming and lectures on Bollywood to industry and academia.Naman is attached to several Bollywood, US indie and UK projects as screenwriter and/or Associate Producer. These include director Digvijay Singh's (Maya) Opium Royale and 7 Conversations for Kundalini Pictures, Los Angeles, and director Steve Barron's (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) upcoming Prakash . In 2003, Naman, in collaboration with director Narain Jashanmal, London (Refuge, 2003), created the experimental multimedia short Cannibal which was selected for the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.Naman is the UK/Ireland Correspondent for Cineuropa. His take on Bollywood can be seen in his bestselling book Lights, Camera, Masala! Making Movies In Mumbai (IBH). He also contributes articles on Indian cinema to Sight & Sound, Total Film, Film & Festivals and Outlook.Naman holds an MSc in Media Management from the University of Stirling. His PhD on Bollywood films in the UK was completed in 2006. Show less «