About GTFTI





img

SRIJIT MUKHERJI - CHIEF MENTOR (DIRECTORIAL COURSE)

NATIONAL AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR/SCREENPLAY WRITER

He predominantly works in Bengali cinema. His first feature film Autograph (2010), was a critical and commercial success, where he had written the script with superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in mind. Autograph won 41 awards and was an official selection at Abu Dhabi International Film Festival 2010, MIAAC Film Festival in New York 2010, Glasgow International Film Festival 2011 and London Indian Film Festival 2011.

His National Award Winning Films are:-
  • Jaatishwar, won four national awards at India's 61st National Film Awards (2014)
  • Chotushkone, won the National Film Award for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, at India's 62nd National Film Awards (2014)
  • Ek Je Chhilo Raja won the 'Best Bengali Film' Award at India's National Film Awards (2018)
Other films directed by him are:-
  • Baishe Srabon
  • Hemlock Society
  • Mishawr Rawhoshyo
  • Nirbaak
  • Dwitiyo Purush
  • Rajkahini
  • Zulfiqar
  • Begum Jaan
  • Yeti Obhijaan
  • Uma
  • Shahjahan Regency
  • Vinci Da
  • Gumnaami (Most talked about and classic)

He is currently on another web-series based on twelve short stories of Satyajit Ray named Feluda Pherot. Here Tota Roychoudhuri will be seen as feluda, Kalpan Mitra as Topshe and Anirban Chakraborty as Lal Mohanbabu, popularly known as Jatayu.

He is the best person to be the perfect guide for thousands of candidates aspiring to be a film-director or a technical person in the film industry






img

BIPLAB DASGUPTA – DEAN OF FACULTY (ACTING)

ACTOR/WRITER/DIRECTOR/NARRATOR

He started his career as an academician but then had the courage to explore and pursue his passion in writing, acting and later on directing several productions in different media.

He featured in two National Award winning Bengali Feature Films
  • Mayurakshi (directed by Atanu Ghosh)
  • Kahini (directed by Moloy Bhattacharya)

Other films are

  • Gumnami , (directed by Srijit Mukherji)
  • Baishey Srabon ,( directed by Srijit Mukherji)
  • Zulfiker (directed by Srijit Mukherji)
  • 89 (directed by Monoj Michigan)
  • Kawntho (directed by Nandita Roy & Shiboprosad Mukherjee)
He featured in three International Feature Flms which include
  • Shadows of Time (directed by Florian Gallenberger)
  • A Candle in the Dark (directed by Tony Tew)
  • The Bengali Night (directed by Nicola Clotz)

He played the lead roles in several telefilms and tele serials directed by eminent directors like Anjan Dutta, Kaushik Ganguly etc.

Apart from acting on stage productions like
  • Macbeth
  • Danton
  • Orestes
  • Orgon
He has directed a number of tele films, radio plays and many stage productions. Apart from these creative achievements he was the script-writer of various famous mega-serials viz.
  • Prabaha (Tara Bangla)
  • Ingeet (Zee Bangla)
  • Spandan (Zee Bangla)
  • Astha (Etv Bangla)
  • Khunje berai kacher manush (Zee Bangla)

He is an inspiration to thousands of aspiring actors






img

TUHINAA PANDEY – JOINT DIRECTOR, GTFTI

MODEL/GROOMER/FASHION CHOREOGRAPHER

Her passion to be fashionable drove her into the world of glamour and modelling, during her early college days and she went on to participate in various beauty pageants and ventured into acting as well. But being an engineer academically, she started her career as a corporate woman and then concentrated in looking after the entire administration of a performing arts institute for fourteen long years.

CROWNING GLORY
  • 2nd Runners-up in Miss.Bengal , 1996
  • 1st Runners-up in Kolkata Sundari , 1996
  • Won the title of Inspirational Queen’ Mrs.Bengal’2019
  • Won the Title of Mrs. India – Timeless Beauty’2019

As a Model, she walked the Runway for N-number of times and worked with almost every renowned Fashion Choreographer, at that time viz.

  • Lilian
  • Ashish
  • Samrat
  • Pepsi (Sabyasachi)
  • Mona-Pali (Designer)
Worked as a Model for brands like :-
  • Minu Sarees
  • Jaysree Sarees
  • Pitty Sarees
  • Jalajog Food Products
  • Flora Food Products
Worked as a comperer in different programs for Kolkata Doordarshan like
  • Chhuti Chhuti
  • Janmodeen
  • Saat Satero
Worked in two of the most famous Mega serials of that time, like
  • Andolon, (directed by Shri Prabhat Ray)
  • Monorama Cabin, (directed by Shri Jagannath Guha
She decided to make a comeback after 21 years and bounced back into the modelling arena with a bang. Her recent achievements are :-
  • Crowned as Timeless Beauty in I-Glam RUBARU Mrs.India’2019
  • Modelled for Designer Sathi Roychowdhury (Label-SathiRC)
  • Modelled for Designer Irani Mitra
  • Show Director of Bengal Queen’2019(Season I)
  • Groomer of I-Glam RUBARU Miss. India Elite’2019
  • Groomer of I-Glam RUBARU Mr.India’2019

She acts as a Motivational Guide to all her students mentoring them and helping them in building up their level of confidence and guiding them towards their goals. She works as an Image Consultant to people from all sector of profession, working behind every individual, to create an image for them, starting from their dressing senses to manners and etiquette, thus helping each one to have a perfect presentation for them.