Prahlad Kakkar to visit GIT


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Ad Guru, Founder of Genesis Film Production Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Prahlad Kakkar will be visiting Gogte Institute Technology to take part in the Annual technical fest Avalanche’12 with the theme ‘Torrent of Ideologies’ on 20th and 21st of April 2012.

Mr. Prahlad Kakkar to GIT to grace the occasion and share his views and thoughts with the students. He will be delivering a special talk between 5pm to 6pm on 21st April 2012.

Belgaumites can interact with this personality of international repute and having varied interests and Belgaumites are invited wholeheartedly for the Special Talk.

Prahlad Kakkar is a leading Indian ad film director, best known for his work on the famous Pepsi TV commercial with Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar. He is the founder and main director for Genesis Film Productions, one of India’s leading production houses, established in 1977. In 1972, he joined the renowned feature director, Shyam Benegal, as an Asst. Director for films such as ‘Ankur’, ‘Manthan’, and ‘’Bhumika’.

After training under Shyam Benegal, Manjit Kakkar and Ravi Uppor, Prahlad Kakkar founded Genesis Film Productions in 1977. Today, Genesis Film Productions is considered to be one of the most highly regarded advertisement film making agencies in India.

An avid scuba diver, in 1995 he set up ‘Lacadives’, a scuba-diving school, along with his wife Mitali Kakkar at Kadmat Island, in collaboration with the Govt. of Lakshadweep. He also runs a coffee shop, and Casa Amore, a wine bar and restaurant, set up in Mumbai in 2001.

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  1. This is great news. Will be interesting to hear what he speaks. Just hope this does not follow the current trend of Cancelled events akin to KK and Sunidhi.

    • Hi Anvith,
      I think, we need to appreciate the sincere efforts by GIT for getting celebrities like Chetan Bhagat, Subroto Bagchi, Javagal Shrinath, Sayed Kirmani and few more to Belgaum. KK’s show was great. We enjoyed. Don know, how you missed it.
      Always, the cancellations do take place for the reasons beyond control like flight issues, weather etc.
      I think, we Belgaum people and students must compliment GIT for there bold efforts to get such great personalities in-spite of many odds.

      Best wishes GIT.

      • Nishant, It wasn’t a barb at GIT, or at anyone in particular. No offence meant. Just made an observation that in the past whenever a person associated with the film industry was supposed to be here, in Belgaum, there have been cancellations or delays for frivolous reasons.

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