Rajiv Sharma

Rajiv Sharma

Independent film maker

Mumbai, India

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January 2012
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About Rajiv

An astute & artistic visionary with over 20 years of experience in Producing & Managing Films, Entertainment shows & Celebrity contacts.
Expertise in validation of scripts, budgeting, casting, location recee, Shooting scheduling, production execution & post of Films
Keen planner, strategist & implementer with proficiency in developing new film concepts, ideas by keeping abreast with Film/Entertainment industry’s trend
Expertise in understating the creative & business process with an insight into the inter-relationship of business & creative function of film production.
An effective communicator & a team player single handily managed the entire production team of all the projects till date with the support of team.
Being well connected in the film industry, built an excellent repertoire with people/ key decision makers in the industry ie a mix of professional & personal relationship combined with intelligence.

Professional Experience
Profile – Writer - Producer - Director

Written, Produced & Directed a feature film title "BACHPAN EK DHOKHA" a musical family thriller *ng Helen, Padmini Kolhapure, Tom Alter, Mohnish Behl, Rahul Roy, Brandon Hill and Introduced four new faces i.e. Aishwarya Sakhuja (Lead actress of Saas Bina Sasural TV serial), Teeshay,
Watch "Bachpan Ek Dhokha Official Theatrical Trailer" on YouTube - https://youtu.be/WbFjgPPMl0Q

Profile - Creative Director

-POWER (Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi - 2010 (Shelved After 10 days shot with Amitabh bachchan)
-Welcome – Directed by Anees Bazmi - 2007
- Fool & Final – Directed by Ahmed Khan - 2007
- Phir Hera Pheri – Directed by Neeraj Vora - 2006     
- Deewane Huye Paagal- Directed by Vikram Bhatt – 2005

Job Responsibilities -
Film Production Management & finalisation of Crew etc.
Validation of Scripts, Screen plays & Dialogues.
Talent negotiations & finalisation
Production Budgeting & negotiations
Film Casting, Song recordings, Location recee & Shooting Scheduling,
Post production, dubbing, editing & finalisation first copy

Profile – Associate Director

- AAN- Men at work – Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar – 2004
- TERE NAAM – Directed by Satish kaushik – 2003
- BADHAI HO BADHAI – Directed by Satish Kaushik - 2002
Job Responsibilities -
Planned shooting schedule, overtook responsibilities of important practicalities
Broke down the script into a shot-by-shot story board & worked closely with director to determine shoot order
Key link between the director, cast & the crew, whilst also liaising with the production office & providing regular progress about the shoot
Drawn up shooting schedule by being aware of budgetary constraints, cast availability & script coverage
Preparation of story boards & overseen hiring of locations, props & equipments accordingly.

Profile – Assistant Director

- Hum dil de chuke sanam – Directed by Sanjay Bhansali – 1999
Job Responsibilities -
Assisted director in coordinating all production activities & supervising cast & crew
Preparation of Daily Call Sheet & Dialogue sheet
Managed technical recce, keeping the head of Departments up-to-date with any changes in shooting order
Collated various information from new location which may affect the shooting schedule

Profile – Assistant Director with Nitin Destai -
- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar – Directed by Zabbar Patel –

Prior to this I have run & managed own advertising Agency in Delhi
Bachelor of Fine Arts - B.F.A-- Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi  (Specialized in Applied Art)

Unique traits: Film writer & Director



  • Bachpan ek dhokha

    Bachpan ek dhokha (2015)
    Film by Power Entertainment writer & director


  • Jamia Millia Islamia university, New Delhi

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