arun Chowdhury is the screenwriter, director & editor of the film 'Avichi'. He grew up in a small town called Hisar in Haryana, India. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21 and started working as an editor for commercials. An opportunity to learn cinematography and train under Mr. Rafey Mahmood brought him back to India. The reason he took up cinematography was to understand the intricate details about lighting, lenses & framing. He firmly believes that the only thing between a director's vision and the audience is the camera and each decision made about framing and lensing makes all the difference in communicating with the audience. While he was studying cinematography, he started directing short films. His first short film 'Entrapped' bagged him the official selection for Royal Stag Mega Movie's 'The Large Short Films' where he was one of the directors handpicked by the likes of Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra and Chakri Toleti for India's first collaborative film - 'The Last Act'. Avichi is his debut feature film.
Vishno has previously starred in two Malayalam films, 'Karmayodha' starring Mohanlal and 'Red Rain' where he played second lead to actor Narain. Vishno has been anchoring TV shows and game shows for various Tamil channels. He has recently hosted Pro Kabaddi League on Star Sports Tamil. Vishno is a powerhouse performer, and his phenomenal performance can be witnessed in 'Avichi'.
Puneet Channa grew up in Delhi. Having a theatre background helped him land important character based roles in various shows and films. He has previously starred in two feature films and had a leading role in two TV series 'Khamosh Sa Afsana' & 'Yahan Ke Hum Sikandar' amongst various other TV shows. This actor from Delhi has also starred in the 'The Last Act' a project curated by Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra and Chakri Toleti for 'The Large Short Films'. He is a versatile performer and delivers an awe-inspiring performance in the film 'Avichi'
After 15 years of experience in recruiting, events and film production, this is her first feature film as an independent producer. Films was something that was a natural step forward in her career. She has previously worked as Executive Producer on India's first collaborative experimental film 'The Last Act' and short films like That Day After Everyday, Unread etc.
An entrepreneur, Deepak is the Director of an IT recruiting and Software Company called AIT Resourcegroup, Chennai and also the Director of American IT Resourcegroup, Chicago. Films are something that has interested Deepak from the very beginning. In his first ever interview at the age of 21, when asked where does he see himself 15 years from then, he said making movies. He was being interviewed for the position of an IT recruiter at that time. Today he is on his way to proudly present Avichi to the world!
Rahul Chowdhury, the Executive Producer of the feature film 'Avichi' worked on numerous short films, ad films and corporate films as an Associate Director and Producer before taking on the challenge of a feature film like Avichi as a creative producer. He has been involved with this film since the very inception of its idea, and through each and every process of its development. Currently, as he continues working as a producer, his focus is on the development of his upcoming feature film projects, aspiring to achieve new heights and challenge himself even further.
Abhishek Modak was born and raised in New Delhi, India. This gifted cinematographer moved to Mumbai and trained under the wings of National Award winning cinematographer Mr. Rafey Mahmood, soon after which he started working in the industry. He and Varun Chowdhury (Director of Avichi) met in Mumbai in their early days of filmmaking and have since then worked on several projects together. Avichi is his debut feature film as a cinematographer. After Avichi, he has shot a feature film, a web series and is currently working on numerous TVCs.
Ramon's musical interests started with the trombone at the age of 11 in the UK where he was born. By 16 he had switched to the keyboards and moved to India where he performed for the next 8 years with a large number of quality musicians and singers. After a year playing in Egypt he moved back to the UK in 1991 and continued performing professionally in bands and as a solo artist. In 1997 Ramon had begun gigging in Norway and eventually moved there in 2000 where he spent the next 5 years on the highly demanding Scandinavian Piano Bar circuit. Ramon now lives in Mumbai and is currently performing an acoustic piano/vocal set of carefully selected covers from artists such as Radiohead, Counting Crows, Elton John, Santana, Pink Floyd, etc. His style is jazz influenced although he's extremely good at covering all styles of popular music in his own unique way...Drawing on his 7 years of experience in playing the Scandinavian Piano Bar circuit, his performances can be extremely interactive and he prefers to keep his audience as close as possible to get them really involved in his highly informal (and sometimes irreverent!) style of musical entertainment! He has co - composed for an array of Bollywood films as well. Avichi is his first solo feature background score.
Abhishek Nair in his 6 years of experience has designed sound for blockbusters like Jagga Jasoos, Sairat, Bahubali, Court, Barfi, Haider, Pela adhi Akshar to name a few. This immensely talented sound designer had to be the only choice for a film like Avichi. Being a film with no spoken language, the team knew Abhishek was the only one who could do justice to this film and take it to the next level through his extraordinary sound design whilst creating an atmosphere that has never been experienced before.