Anu Malhotra

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Anu Malhotra
Anu Malhotra, Filmaker.JPG
Anu Malhotra during the making of Shamans of the Himalayas

Self-portrait photograph

Born
Anu

(1961-03-26) 26 March 1961 (age 57)
OccupationFilm Director, Presenter, Screenwriter
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)
Iqbal Malhotra ()

Anu Malhotra is an Indian filmmaker on the subject of Travel and Expedition, and has Written, Directed, and hosted many Series Programs, Films, ad films for Department of Tourism, and has led the Incredible India campaign for Filming and Cinematographic presentation. Documentaries which have showcased unique cultures and traditions of India such as The Apatani of Arunachal Pradesh, The Konyak of Nagaland, The Maharaja of Jodhpur – Legacy lives on, and many more. Her latest production on the Shamanism in Himachal, titled "Shamans of the Himalayas".

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Best Tourism Promotional, Department of Tourism, 2002.
  • Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 2001
  • Udyog Rattan Award for 2001.
  • Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 2000.
  • Premio Televisino internationazionle Award (Italy) 1999.
  • Travel and Tourism Promoter's Award, 1998.
  • Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 1997.
  • Best National Tourism Film, by the Ministry of Tourism, 1996.
  • Onida Pinnacle Award in Best Director in non-fiction, 1995.
  • Onida Pinnacle Award for Best coverage of a live event, 1995.
  • Lion's Club, Bombay Award for Best Travelogue on Television, 1995.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Producer Story Concept Presenter Notes
1994 Namaste India (TV series) Yes Yes Yes Won — Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 1997
Won —Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 1996
Won —Onida Pinnacle Award in "Best Director in Non-Fiction", 1995
Won —Lion's Club, Bombay Award for the 'Best Travelogue on Television', 1995
1995 People’s Club (TV Series) Yes Yes
1996 Dum Dum Diga Diga (TV Series) Yes Yes
1996 Lakme Fashion Catalogue Yes Yes
1997 Indian Holiday Yes Yes Yes Yes Won — Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 1997
Won — Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 1998
Won — Travel and Tourism Promoters Award, 1998
1997 Jhatpat Khana Yes Yes Yes Yes
1999 India Magic Yes Yes Yes Won — Best National Tourism Film by the Ministry of Tourism, 2000
1999 Khubsoorat (TV Series)]] Yes Yes Yes
2000 Holistic Healing Yes Yes
2000 Rajasthan – A Colourful Legacy Yes Telecast on Discovery Channel, Prime TV (New Zealand), RAI (Italy), Spektrum TV (Hungary), Ceska TV (Czech Rep), Travel Channel (UK), AIR India (2000–2006)
2001 The Konyak of Nagaland Yes Yes Yes Screened at GOA Spiritual Film Festival in 2005, CMS Vatavaran Film Festival 2005
Telecast on Discovery Channel (2002–2007)
Won - CMS Vatavaran Film Festival Award, 2005
2001 The Aptani of Arunachal Pradesh Yes Yes Yes Screened at GOA Spiritual Film Festival in 2005, CMS Vatavaran Film Festival 2005
Telecast on Discovery Channel (2002–2007)
Won - CMS Vatavaran Film Festival Award, 2005
2002 The Road to Nirvana Yes Won — Best TV Documentary of the year on Indian Television, at the Indian Telly Awards, 2004
Telecast on Discovery Channel (2003–2008)
Worked as the Co-Director
2004 The Maharaja of Jodhpur – The Legacy Lives on... Yes Yes Yes Won — Best Documentary Music, Indian Telly Awards 2006
Won — Best Best Documentary Cinematography, IDPA 2005
Nominated — Best Documentary, ARPA Festival, Los Angeles (2004)
Nominated — Best Foreign Film, San Fernando Valley International Film Festival (2005)
Telecast on Discovery Channel (2004–2009)
2010 Shamans of the Himalayas Yes Yes Yes Telecasted on Discovery Channel, India (2013)

Anu has also worked on several other documentaries and films a collection of which named ‘Tribal Wisdom’ was telecasted on Discovery Channel International, France 5, Al Jazeera, Twin Rambler and Tung Hoa during the years 2002–2009. This series was all about the tradition, customs and life of tribes in India, in this there were different films put together to present as a series namely The Rabaris of Gujarat, The Irulas of Tamil Nadu, The Khasis of Meghalaya, The Nicobarese of Car Nicobar, The Baigas of Madhya Pradesh, as well as The Apatani of Arunachal Pradesh and The Konyak of Nagaland. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]

References[edit]

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  12. ^ PR 24x7 Network Ltd. "Discovery Channel Presents Shamans Of The Himalayas A Story of Ultimate Spiritual Prowess of Wisdom | PRLog". prlog.org. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  13. ^ "Film – Shamans in the Himalayas". firstcitydelhi.in. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  14. ^ "Shamans of the Himalayas | Aim Television PVT LTD | Screenings | C21Media". c21media.net. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  15. ^ "Spirit of the Himalayas". dailypioneer.com. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  16. ^ "Discovery Channel Presents Shamans Of The Himalayas A Story of Ultimate Spiritual rowess of Wisdom and Divinity". pr-inside.com. Archived from the original on 2013-10-22. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
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