Ankur Garg

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Ankur Garg
Born06 April 1982 (1982-04-06) (age 39)
NationalityIndian
Alma materUniversity of Pune
OccupationFilm producer
Entrepreneur
Known forLuv Films & iForIndia

Ankur Garg (born 06 April 1982) is an Indian film producer and entrepreneur who co-founded the production company Luv Films with his childhood friend Luv Ranjan in 2012. He is also the founder of iForIndia.org, a social organization.

Early life[edit]

Ankur 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.[1]

Career[edit]

Ankur 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[1] to start a film production house, Luv Films with his childhood friend Luv Ranjan, where Garg handles the business reigns of the company.

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,[2][3][4] De De Pyaar De (2019) starring Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh, Jai Mummy Di (2020) starring Sunny Singh, Sonnalli Seygall, Supriya Pathak and Poonam Dhillon and Malang: Unleash The Madness (2020) starring Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani and Kunal Khemu.[5] After the successful run of Malang, its sequel has also been announced.[6][7][8] In 2020, he produced Chhalaang, a social comedy directed by Hansal Mehta starring Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha.[9] He also produced the popular digital sitcom Life Sahi Hai.[10][11][12][13][14]

Luv Films’ upcoming films includes the untitled Luv Ranjan directorial starring Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor.[15][16]

In August 2013, Garg launched a social organization iForIndia.org which focuses on building accountability in Indian politics.[17]

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 Producer
2020 Chhalaang Producer
2020 Untitled Film Producer Starring Ranbir Kapoor & Shraddha Kapoor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b www.ankurgarg.com
  2. ^ "Nushrat Bharucha, Kartik Aaryan and Sunny Singh celebrate Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety success". 14 March 2018.
  3. ^ "'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' completes 100 cr run on box office". Business Standard India. 20 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety BO collection: Kartik Aaryan film beats lifetime biz of PadMan". 12 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Malang producer Ankur Garg talks about the journey of making Malang and working with the team that made it all possible".
  6. ^ "Ankur Garg confirms 'Malang' sequel plans underway".
  7. ^ "Mohit Suri working on sequel of 'Malang' as film trends on OTT platform in 11 countries".
  8. ^ "Malang 2: Mohit Suri working on sequel to Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani film, confirms producer".
  9. ^ "Directed by Mehta, the film is produced by Ajay Devgn, Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg". 10 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Pyaar Ka Punchnama director Luv Ranjan to launch digital sitcom Life Sahi Hai". deccanchronicle.com. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Pyaar ka Panchnama's Luv Ranjan & Ankur Garg to launch digital sitcom 'Life Sahi Hai'". Indian Television Dot Com. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Life Sahi Hain Episode 1 Goes on Air and it's Super Funny". www.pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Life Sahi Hai's first episode hits the internet waves". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 boys introduce Life Sahi Hai cast". The Indian Express. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  15. ^ "Meanwhile, earlier co-producer Ankur Garg said in a statement, "We are excited to present Luv's film with Ranbir & Shraddha's fresh pairing and hope that the audience will feel the same when they watch the film."".
  16. ^ "The film, which also be produced by Ranjan and Ankur Garg under their banner Luv Films".
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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