Office Bearers

Members of the IFTRC team carry out, individually and collectively, methodologically rigorous and theoretically relevant field-based studies covering topics relating to films, television programmes, advertising, and sex & violence in the visual media. It strives to forge links with other film researchers, scholars in the broader fields of media and entertainment, and with practitioners by pushing further the boundaries of knowledge and understanding across the continents.

IFTRC Board of Advisors

  • Sandeep Marwah
    National Chairman, IFTRC
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan
    Minister of Science and Technology
  • Ferry Radax
    Austrian Film-maker
  • Dr. Leela Omchery
    Classical Singer, Musicologist & Writer
  • Satish Rai
    Director & Producer for Film & TV ( Australia )
  • Asha Singh
    Educationist ( Fiji Island )
  • Dr. Meera Aghi
    Media Researcher – United Nations ( India )
  • Gila Almagor
    Film Actress & Author ( Israel )
  • Erma Fatima
    Film Actress & Director ( Malaysia )
  • Hugh Purcell
    Former BBC Radio & TV Producer ( UK )
  • Allan King
    Former Sky TV Presenter ( UK )
  • Ved Marwah
    Former Governor of Jharkhand

IFTRC Members

  • Mr. Arun Bhasin, Member of Japanese Cultural Organization
  • Shri Ashok Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Food & Public Distribution
  • H.E. Mr. Truls Hanevold, Norwegian Ambassador to India
  • Sam Bauge, Swedish Actor
  • Osho Raja (Ashok Tyagi), Director
  • Aziz Burney, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Azizulhind
  • H.E. Mr. Siddik Mugataba, Minister of State for Tourism, Sudan
  • Dr. Bhishma Narain Singh, Former Governor & Union Minister
  • H.E. Dr. Mrs. Chinar Rustamova, Cultural Counsellor of Embassy of Turkmenistan
  • Mr. Joseph Mobiru, JR
  • Ms. Kamalini
  • Ms. Nalini
  • Natimal Film & TV School, UK
  • Avril Rowlands, Television Training, UK The Production Centre for Documentary
  • Prof. Jagat Murari
  • Dr. JVG Krishnamurty
  • Mr. P. Murari
  • Maj. Gen. Kailash Chander
  • Zeljko Janjetovic
  • Mr. Timo Niklas-Salminen
  • Mr. Ravi Kathpalia
  • Mr. I.M. Sahai
  • Mr. Ram Sutar
  • Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon’ble Minister of Civil Aviation
  • Mr. Jawahar Wattal, Managing Director (AdCamp India Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Mr. R.D. Saxena
  • Shri Beni Prasad Agarwal President, Association of Asian Union
  • Mrs. Roop Sharma Cable Quest
  • Mr. S.K. Rastogi Managing Director, Dynamic Publications (I) Ltd.
  • H.E. Mr. Zeljko Janjetovic Ambassador, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Tanvir Zafar Ali Secretary, Footwear Design & Development Institute
  • Awadhoot Baba Arjun Ji
  • Bhramshree Saraswathy Devi Aadishakti Math, Noida
  • Mr. Pahlaj Nihalani, President, Association of Motion Picture & TV Programme Producers, Mumbai
  • Mr. Satish Rai
  • Dr. D.B. (Bill) Lall
  • Lord Lall of Woodlands, UK
  • Mr. Rajider Singh, USA
  • Dick Dolan – Dean, School of Business British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Brian Antonson – Associate Dean, Broadcast & Media Communication British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Laura A. Davie Associate Dean, Digital Arts Program British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Dorothy H. Jantzen, Dean of Fine & Applied Arts Capilano College, Canada
  • H.E. Mr. Daneelal Seewoo High Commission, Mauritius High Commission, New Delhi
  • Mr. M. Enver Baig Senator, Pakistan
  • Ms. Fouzia Habib Member National Assembly, Rawalpindi
  • Mr. Makhdoom Amin Fahim President Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliament) Islambabad
  • Mr. Nawab Muhammad Yusuf Talpur Member National Assembly of Pakistan, Karachi
  • Mr. Nafees A Siddiqui Coordinator and Spokesman, Pakistan
  • Mr. Sardar Asif Ahmed Ali Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan
  • Mr. Chaudhry Manzoon Ahmed Member National Assembly, Pakistan
  • Mr. Shaukat Javed President, Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Pakistan
  • Prof. L.P. Shah
  • Ustad Hussain Sarhang
  • Mr. C.K. Sharma, IAS Chief Investment Commission, New Delhi
  • Quentin States-Polet Digital Media Solutions IBM Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore
  • Mr. Sanjay Kapoor Actor
  • Mr. Raj Diwan
  • Prof. Katherine Blashki Deakin University, Australia
  • Md. Kamal Uddin
  • Mr. Gil Alon, Embassy of Israel, New Delhi
  • Mr. Alan Evans National Coordinator, Cardiff
  • Swami Jurya Jowel
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