: Suresh Sharma

Date: 15/02/2017
Time: 4:00 अपराह्न
Venue: : Lecture Hall, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi

Prof. Suresh Sharma heads the Performing Arts Dept. (Film & Theatre) at Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha. A recipient of the National Film Award for Best Film Critic in 2001, Suresh Sharma has made a number of highly acclaimed documentaries like The King of Romance Shammi Kapoor, Music Composer Ravi & the Golden Age of Hindi Cine Music and The World of Music Composer Khayyam. He was the Editor of Sndhya Times, a Times of India tabloid. He was a part of the jury at the IFFI-2016. He has worked with German radio Duetsche Welle as a film critic and has been honoured with many awards related to cinema and journalism. Garga: Documentarian first, historian later. Sh. Bhagwan Das Garga was as prolific a documentarian as he was a film historian. He was a fan of cinema verite and dubbed the documentary as a Short Film, Long Promise. His own work was a testament of the changing technological, artistic and socio-political landscape.