Paresh Naik is a writer, and a theatre and film personality. He was Assistant Director for Ketan Mehta’s Bhavni Bhavai (1980), Associate Director for Holi (1984) and Mirch Masala (1986–87). In the late 1980s, he founded Nandi Theatre Group and produced and directed several plays. Between 2001 and 2005, he also wrote many plays. He started a Film Foundation with Kirti Khatri in Bhuj with the idea to produce films based on the local literatures of the different regions of Gujarat. The feature film Dhaad (2018) was the first of them. He also made a Radio Serial produced by the United Nations Development Project.