Ketan Mehta is an internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker. Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005), Sardar (1994), Maya Memsaab (1993), Mirch Masala (1987), Holi (1984), and Bhavni Bhavai (1980) are some of his best-known films. He is also the promoter of Maya Digital Studios, one of India’s largest Computer Animation and Digital Visual Effects studios. He has been jury member at many international film festivals, Advisor to the I&B Ministry of India, Member NFDC, and Member, Governing Council of the FTII. He has been honoured by the French Govt with the title of “L’ Officier de l’ Ordre des Arts et des Literature”.