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Media specialist

Amit Khanna, Indian media specialist. Named television Personality of Year, Times Magazine, 1997; recipient National award for Best Hindi film, Gudia, 1996. Member of Indian Broadcasting Foundation, Indo-European Center (member executive committee), Indian Performing Rights Society, Indian Documentary Producers Association, Radio and television Advertising Practitioners Association, Federation Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Background

Khanna, Amit was born on March 1, 1951 in New Delhi. Son of Jawaharlal and Hem Khanna.

Education

Bachelor with honors, St. Stephens College, New Delhi, 1971.

Career

Managing director, group editor Plus Channel (India) Ltd., 1990—2000. Editorial advisor Probe India, 1987—1989, Online-Singapore, 1995—1997, Economic Times, 1997—2000. Founder, trustee Mumbai Academy of Moving Image, 1997.

Member executive committee Film Federation of India, Indo European Centre, Paris. Member media. committee Confederation of Indian Industry. Vice president Association Motion Pictures and television Programme Producers, 1985—2000, Film Producers Guild India Ltd., 1995—2000.

President All India Film Producers Council, 2001—2002, since 2003, Film Producers Guild of India Ltd., 2001—2002, since 2003, Earth Communications Office India Association, since 2001. Visiting lecturer in field. Chairman Convergence Committee Ficci, e-entertainment Alliance, Ficci and Tie.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Executive producer: (films) Nav Ketan, 1971, Shareef Bundmaash, 1973, Heera Panna, 1974, Ishk Ishk Ishk, 1975, Jaaneman, 1976, Bullet, 1976, Des Pardes, 1977, Lootmaar, 1980. Producer: Man Pasand, 1980. Executive producer: (television series) Buniyaad, 1986.

      Producer: (films) Papa Kehta Hain, 1995, Aur Ek Prem Kahani, 1995, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin, 1995, Gudgudee, 1996, Lalchee, 1996, Saaz, 1996, Bhairavi, 1996, Gudia, 1996, Sardari Begum, 1997, Do Rahein, 2000. Producer, writer, director: Sheeshay Ka Ghar, 1984. Shesh, 1988.

      Producer, director: (television) Namaskar, 1989. Business Plus, 1993-1999. Mirch Masala, 1993-1999.

      Mere Saath Chal, 1993. Sangeet Sitare, 1994-1999. Jaldi Jaldi, 1994-1999.

      Zameen Aasman, 1994. Rangoli, 1994. Swabhimaan, 1995-1997.

      Badalte Rishte, 1995. A Mouthful of Sky, 1996-1997. (Star television) Ajeeb Dastan, 1999—2000.

      Jubilee Plus, 1996—2000. (Home television) Bollywood Plus, 1997-1998. Mumkin, 1997-1998.

      (Sony television) Open House, 1999. Director: Young Tarang, 1985, Kyon, 1985, What's Cooking, 1987. Co-author: (films) Saaransh, 1984, Main Zinda Hoon, 1988.

      Editor: Business Plus, People Plus, Bollywood Plus, 1990-1992, Plus Newsbank, 1990—2000, Tempus magazine, 1969-1971, Take-2, 1982. Syndicated columnist: Media Musing, 1993-1997, Enterprise, Economic Times, 1999—2000, Freeze Frames, Business Standard, since 2002, author lyrics for over 40 films. Contributor over 700 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Indian Broadcasting Foundation, Indo-European Center (member executive committee), Indian Performing Rights Society, Indian Documentary Producers Association, Radio and television Advertising Practitioners Association, Federation Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Connections

father:
Jawaharlal Khanna

mother:
Hem Khanna