Sharad Patel, who carries the frontal of composure but quotes, “Reality is boring. I like to shake it up” is a passionate individual with the proficiency of making movies and buildings come to life. A Producer, Auteur, Filmmaker and Real Estate Developer, Sharad is the brain behind SP CINECORP. He is a creative professional who possesses the ability to anticipate situations and make thoughtful decisions while being a diligent entrepreneur who makes his businesses adept at managing and seizing opportunities.
Sharad completed his schooling from TejasVidyalaya in 2005 and did B.Tech Computer Engineering from Nirma University, Ahmedabad in 2009. He further pursued a course in stagecraft from the prestigious Barry John Acting Studio, Mumbai.
He began his career in the entertainment industry by developing & executing the renowned fashion week of the Country-Rajasthan Fashion Week with prominent designers like Ritu Kumar, Vikram Phadnis, Neeta Lulla & others, and Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Vivek Oberoi, R. Madhavan and others walked the ramp, which was extensively covered by Zoom TV in 2012 and Fashion TV in 2013. He made an outstanding entry in the Indian Film Industry as the Producer of a blockbuster Regional film ‘Chhello Divas’ that changed the scenario of Gujarati film industry. He soon then became a part of Bollywood by being the Producer of a critically acclaimed political film ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’ in 2016, and the Associate Producer of a family entertainer ‘Sweetie weds NRI’ in 2017. Currently, he is producing a political thriller Bollywood Film ‘The Tashkent Files’ with, Vivek Agnihotri as its director.
Sharad is all set to grow at a faster pace in the entertainment industry with the enhanced establishment of SP CINECORP CINEMATIC VENTURE LTD that synergizes creativity and funds to produce the best of entertainment projects all over the world. His peculiar leadership simply enhances the mechanism of his foundation while creating a team which can render the work of prominence. Having presenting the successful cinematic pieces, Sharad is known to be a part of quality cinema where he is always keen to take up projects that leave a lasting impact on the audience.
His dedication towards his profession has cemented his credibility as an exceptional executor and a creatively inclined producer. With his calm, focused and charming individuality, Sharad Patel truly personifies ‘suave’.
He is sometimes hilarious, sometimes serious; he sometimes has a strong message for the audience to get acknowledged with. He brings the best of many lives on big-screens for the world to get entertained.
Darshan Jariwalla is one of the renowned veteran actors & creative producers in the Indian Film Industry who is also the owner of Leela Theatres. Apart from that, he is attuned to the nuances of direction and creative writing. He has now become a significant part of SP CINECORP CINEMATIC VENTURE LTD. by being on board as President-Creative Operations. Art runs in his blood for he comes from a family of eminent performers. Though engaged in theatre right since childhood, Darshan’s academic brilliance saw him initially hurtling towards becoming a Chartered Accountant. But after identifying the dreams in his eyes and passion in his heart, Darshan surrendered his soul in the profession of acting.
Consequently, his dedication made him unstoppable and he became a prominent actor in the Indian Film Industry. He has given a splendid performance in various remarkable English, Hindi & Gujarati movies, TV series, and plays, the long lists of which are specified below:
Bollywood Films: As Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhi, My Father (Won the National Film Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role), Raajneeti, Aarakshan, Kahaani, Guru, Halla Bol, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Style, Rowdy Rathore, Commando, Phata Poster Nikla Hero, Sweetiee Weds NRI and many more.
International Film: Disney’s Million Dollar Arm, Gurinder Chaddha’s Viceroy House, Wachowski’s Sense8 on Netflix, Good Karma Hospital-a British TV show currently on ITV, and Australian film Save Your Legs
Kingdom of Dreams (Delhi): Drama director of the longest running Bollywood Musical Entertainer Zangoora and the writer of equally superhit show Jhumroo Home Production Play (in English): Your Place Or Mine (Produced) and Salt & Pepper (Co-Produced)
English Plays: Going Solo and Salt & Pepper
Hindi Play: Uncle Samjha Karo
Gujarati Movie: Bey Yaar (one of the hits in Dhollywood)
Gujarati TV Series: Narsinh Mehta (one of the most remarkable TV serials)
Gujarati Plays: Hatheli Par Baad-Baaki, Patro Mitro, Mulraj Mansion, Andhalo Pato, Saat Teri Ekvis and Jai Shree Krishna Darling.
The attitude to turn expressions into an elegant impression is what defines her unique persona, and this art is quite rare to find & witness.
Shreyanshi Patel has the spirit of a different thinker, who carries the audacity to turn righteous thoughts into reality. She exemplifies the uniqueness of a Designer, Producer, Entrepreneur, and an aspiring Scriptwriter & Director.
She completed her schooling from Tejas Vidyalaya, Vadodara, and did her graduation in Business Administration from S.P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Later, she attained Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Cardi Business School, United Kingdom.
With big dreams in her eyes, Shreyanshi began her career as a Director at a renowned manufacturing company of medical and industrial gases, Aims Industries Ltd. Currently, she is finely employing her skills & talent as the Director of SP CINECORP CINEMATIC VENTURE LTD. Apart from that Shreyanshi’s passion and immense creativity has led her to be the Producer of a critically acclaimed political drama of Bollywood, ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’ in 2016. Along with that, she is the root of the establishment of SOSI Designs-an exceptional place where handcrafted, designer & environmental friendly candles are created.
Her tremendous dedication in what she takes up, and her hard but smart working attitude along with the confidence to splendidly deal with the things, make Shreyanshi Patel the idol of many big dreamers.
INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR (FOUNDER & CEO INVAR STUDIOS)
Elizabeth Koshy is a serial entrepreneur with a vast range of experience founding different companies in the media entertainment space. She pioneered the creative outsourcing/co-production animation industry between Hollywood and India, launched Cause Celebre, the first celebrity/entertainment consulting company in India, created Jadooworks, India’s largest CGI animation company, and Animation Dimensions, India’s largest flash animation company. Her extensive connections among top-tier Bollywood talent have led her to spearhead countless unique live shows and events. She is currently the founder and CEO of INVAR studios, an original content company. Elizabeth is proud to challenge the gender bias to be a leader to reckon with in Hollywood.
His passion gave him success. Ritesh Kudecha is one of the big players in the entertainment industry. He is a creative entrepreneur who followed his heart and eventually & successfully established Hash Entertainment (which offers holistic marketing and communication solutions to the otherwise unstructured industry), TheDigitalHash.com (which brings the latest news, updates, reviews, previews and features on online entertainment) and Dancing Shiva (which create content for global consumption).
With 13 years and continuing passion, and almost a decade’s experience in the entertainment industry, Ritesh till date has successfully done branding & marketing of various films like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Kaal, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Transporter 2, Shrek, Batman, Ishqiya, Anjana Anjani, Yamla Pagla Deewana and many more. Currently, he is producing and co-producing two web series titled Woh Waali Picture, 13 Screams, and a Hindi feature film titled The Tashkent Files with other producers. His gesture to explore his talent and love for his forte has not stopped him to his boundaries, and therefore, Ritesh has associated with SP CINECORP CINEMATIC VENTURE LTD. as the Syndication Advisor.
INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR / PARTNER
The next generation multi-platform entertainment technology company.
INVAR is a global company with offices in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Chennai, India. As an award-winning multi-platform studio, it creates content that focuses on globally relevant, inclusive stories, celebrating cultural diversity and authenticity using positive and redemptive themes.
The company’s model integrates Intellectual Properties across all distribution formats including film, television, VR/AR, and digital video, pioneering the forefront of the entertainment business of the future.
INVAR is an American Company that uses a deep understanding of the Asian market and cross-cultural nuances to develop English language content with international appeal.
Its niche is to pick up strong Intellectual Properties, including film, books, television episodes, or true stories and adapt them into multiple languages through a creative process that ensures ideal success for each demographic.
Dancing Shiva, a partnership firm owned by Anuya Chauhan and Ritesh Kudecha aims to create content for global consumption. With the exponential growth of Digital Entertainment, content today crosses boundaries and finds itself on more screens than just cinemas and television. Video content is now consumed on the go, on mobile phones and tablets as well. Keeping in mind all these exhibition formats, the importance of video content in local languages and global reach, Dancing Shiva strives to deliver entertaining content, which can be consumed in the most convenient manner, be it Cinema, Smart TVs, Mobile Phones, Tablets or Computers!
The venture’s goal is to work with like-minded people and strike meaningful alliances with global partners, who share the same vision of creation, growth and sustenance of the content and business.
Dancing Shiva has produced All About Section 377 Season 2. It is also producing and co-producing two more web series, Hindi feature film titled The Tashkent Files, Bhojpuri feature film and Marathi feature film with established partners in their respective domains.
Besides Production and Syndication of filmed content, Dancing Shiva also powers the digital entertainment website www.thedigitalhash.com which covers and features the latest happenings in the world of Web Entertainment.
A Creative Communication Agency, it is a VCAN TECH’s Endeavor.
Under the Flagship of Strong Brand “Vcan Tech”, Bestow takes the privilege of being a new age marketing agency which serves with a bouquet full of services giving one-stop solutions to most of its Clientele.
Bestow breathes Innovation which keeps it abreast of the latest trends and having known nuances of business and the creative world both, while taking the advantage to edge others as an experienced design Agency.
Bestow believes in taking things beyond, From Good to Better, Better to Best and Best to WOW… The venture’s attempt has always been to take things to a Superlative level and make its business partners go WOW with the Creativity in the form of design and ideas.
The agency offers Brand Design and Development, Advertising and PR, Events and Exhibitions, Interactive Media, Market Research & Analysis, Corporate Presentation, Digital Marketing & Promotions, PPC / SMO Management, Integrated Solutions, and Web Solutions. It was found in 2009 in the Banyan city of Vadodara, Gujarat, and has Sajeev Organo Foods, Rotech Pumps, Elcen Machines, Panasonic Energy, Bell Ceramics, Kanan International, Flexocin Bellows, Kemrock and many more as its clients.
Vivek Agnihotri (born 10th November) is an avant-garde Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Agnihotri is one of the few new age Hindi cinema film directors, known to experiment in different genres of filmmaking. He has ventured into genres like erotica, thriller, sports, political dramas and love stories making him a multiple genre director. He is credited to direct India’s first mainstream football film (Dhana Dhan Goal) at a time when not many producers were investing in sports films in Bollywood. Agnihotri also directed India’s first Erotic thriller (Hate Story) that was produced by Vikram Bhatt and was a critical and commercial success.
In 2002, he created his production house named Vivek Agnihotri Creates Pvt. Ltd. He made his directorial debut with Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets (2005) which had multiple stars with Anil Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Sunil Shetty, Irfan Khan, Sushma Reddy and Tanushree Dutta in lead roles. It is still rated as one of the most stylized suspense drama. Chocolate has been listed as one of the best city (London) films.
Vivek Agnihotri’s films also include Buddha in a Traffic Jam that is set on the backdrop of the Maoist movement in India, Freedom is a hard-hitting political drama, and a psychological drama Zid which was produced by Anubhav Sinha. He is now all set to bring a political thriller ‘The Tashkent Files’ in the Indian Film industry.
Vivek is the only Indian director to have been given permission to shoot in Manchester United’s Old Trafford football ground.
Vivek made his debut as an author in 2018 with his book ‘Urban Naxals’ which is based on the Naxalism and internal security threat which became the fastest best seller title after a short period of the book launch.