Faculty of economics
A Graduate of the Film & TV Institute of India in film direction, he has directed eight features and over 300 documentaries cum short films in a variety of subjects and languages. His debut film -Ghashiram Kotwal' (Marathi) was screened at the Berlin Film Festival in 1978 and his third film -The Seventh Man' (Tamil) won the National Award and later the Afro-Asian award in the competition at the Moscow Film Festival (1983). Produced by NFDC, his Hindi film -Current' won the Critic's Best Film award in 1992. He has also made three films for the Children's Film Society along with scores of programs for Indian Television channels. From 1995 to 2004, he was at the University of Pennsylvania teaching courses on Indian Cinema & Society and in 2005 he founded the LV Prasad Film and TV Academy in Chennai. Between '14 and '16, he was Professor Creative Sciences and Dean (Students) at the Mahindra Ecole Centrale in Hyderabad. Presently he is Professor of Film Studies and Broadcast Television at the Ashoka University.