Suresh Jindal has BSEE from UCLA and spent four years as an engineer in the Aerospace/Electronics Industry in California. He has produced films such as Basu Chatterjee’s Rajnigandha, Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari, Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi and Mani Kaul’s Naukar Ki Kameej. His films have won three National Awards, four Filmfare Awards and eight Oscars. He has written several articles on cinema and Buddhism, and a book, My Adventures with Satyajit Ray: The Making of Shatranj Ke Khilari (2017). He has been honoured with the ‘Chevalier des Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ by the French government.