Siddharth Roy Kapur
Siddharth Roy Kapur is one of the preeminent producers in Indian cinema and the Founder and Managing Director of Roy Kapur Films. He has produced some of the biggest blockbusters of Indian cinema like DANGAL and CHENNAI EXPRESS, along with pathbreaking films that have broken the mould like BARFI, KAI PO CHE and HAIDER. His latest production, LAST FILM SHOW was shortlisted in the Best International Feature Film category at the 95th Oscars, only the fourth Indian film to ever make it to this stage. His recent productions include the war film PIPPA, the comedy-drama film TUMSE NA HO PAYEGA, the crime thriller series ARANYAK, and the historical drama series ROCKET BOYS, which bagged the Filmfare OTT Award for Best Series and launched into its second season, receiving tremendous acclaim from both audiences and critics. He is the former Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company India. His involvement in the film and media industry extends beyond his production ventures; he serves as a managing trustee of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) that runs the Mumbai Film Festival and he also holds the position of co-chairman of the CII Media & Entertainment Committee. He was elected President of the Producers Guild of India for an unprecedented 6 consecutive terms and has been listed on the prestigious Variety 500 list of most influential people in global entertainment for the last 6 years running. In July 2023, he was invited to membership of the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) under the Producers branch.