Ankur Garg

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Ankur Garg
Born (1982-04-06) 6 April 1982 (age 37)
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
Alma materUniversity of Pune
OccupationPartner/Producer – Luv Films
Founder – iForIndia
Known forLuv Films & iForIndia

Ankur Garg (born 6 April 1982) is a partner and producer at Luv Films and an entrepreneur.[1] He is also the founder of iForIndia.org, a social organization.[2]

Early life[edit]

Garg was born in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, where he received his education. He did his Bachelor of Engineering (Information Technology) from the University of Pune and a management development program at IIM Ahmedabad.[3]

Career[edit]

Garg worked with Microsoft for 7 years. In his last role at the company, he was the Lead – Customer & Partner Experience. He quit Microsoft in September 2012[4] to start a film production house, Luv Films with his childhood friend Luv Ranjan, where Garg handles the business reigns of the company.[5]

In his role as a producer at Luv Films, he has produced the 2018 blockbuster Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety starring Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha and Sunny Singh.[6][7][8] and De De Pyaar De starring Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh. He also produced the popular digital sitcom Life Sahi Hai.[9][10][11][12][13]

Luv Films’ upcoming films includes Turram Khan, a social comedy directed by Hansal Mehta starring Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha[14] and Jai Mummy Di starring Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall directed by Navjot Gulati.[15]

Also on the cards are Malang directed by Mohit Suri starring Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani & Kunal Khemu which will release on 14th February, 2020[16] and an untitled film starring Ajay Devgn and Ranbir Kapoor which is expected to go on the floors in 2019 and release on 25 December 2020.

In August 2013, Garg launched a social organization iForIndia.org which focuses on building accountability in Indian politics.[17] Garg also takes keen interest in the digital medium and is an advisor and strategist for various Indian celebrities, which is managed under his company IFI TechSolutions.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Associate Producer
2016 Life Sahi Hai Producer Sitcom
2016 Shivaay Special Thanks
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Producer
2019 De De Pyaar De Producer
2020 Jai Mummy Di Producer
2020 Malang (film) Producer
2020 Chhalaang Producer
2020 Untitled Film Producer Ranbir Kapoor & Ajay Devgn’s next

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luv Films". Luv Films – Meet The Team. Archived from the original on 26 June 2013.
  2. ^ "iForIndia". People Behind iForIndia. Archived from the original on 1 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  3. ^ www.ankurgarg.com
  4. ^ www.ankurgarg.com
  5. ^ "Luv Films". Luv Films – Meet The Team. Archived from the original on 26 June 2013.
  6. ^ https://indianexpress.com/photos/entertainment-gallery/sonu-ke-titu-ki-sweety-success-party-kartik-aaryan-sunny-singh-nushrat-bharucha-5096361/3/
  7. ^ https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/sonu-ke-titu-ki-sweety-completes-100-cr-run-on-box-office-118032000607_1.html
  8. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/bollywood/120318/sonu-ke-titu-ki-sweety-box-office-collection-1.html
  9. ^ "Pyaar Ka Punchnama director Luv Ranjan to launch digital sitcom Life Sahi Hai". deccanchronicle.com. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Pyaar ka Panchnama's Luv Ranjan & Ankur Garg to launch digital sitcom 'Life Sahi Hai'". Indian Television Dot Com. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Life Sahi Hain Episode 1 Goes on Air and it's Super Funny". www.pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Life Sahi Hai's first episode hits the internet waves - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 boys introduce Life Sahi Hai cast". The Indian Express. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Turram Khan".
  15. ^ "Jai Mummy Di".
  16. ^ "Mohit Suri's multi-starrer Malang scheduled for release in 2020".
  17. ^ Naidu, Prashant (13 September 2013). "Initially Indian Politicians Might Not Be Bothered About iForIndia But Eventually They Will, Says Founder Ankur Garg". lighthouseinsights. Retrieved 30 September 2013.

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