|Born||6 July 1958|
|Alma mater||Michigan State University|
|Known for||Runaway Productions Private Limited|
He is known for co-producing an independent slacker comedy film Sulemani Keeda , famous Television shows like 'Movers and Shakers' and The Great Indian Comedy Show. He also created and produced a series of spoof features for the MTV network.
Sailesh Dave was the Asia Research Director at Frost & Sullivan” a Silicon Valley-based consulting company “Rogers & Associates,” besides stints with “Miller Kadanoff” and “Rogers & Associates” before entering the Media & Entertainment industry. He has over 20 years experience in multiple Industries across the Globe ranging from media and entertainment, advertising, marketing, and consulting.
He currently heads a cluster of media companies involved in creating TV shows and feature films, film marketing and distribution and digital media content including Oscar-winning documentaries. Mr. Dave is a noted content creator and Producer of TV shows and films. His credits include that of Creator/Producer on more than 14 TV shows.
His production company,” Runaway Productions” is engaged in creating and producing films, TV and digital content globally. He is also a co-founder and Managing Partner of a Content Distribution company, “Runaway-Luminosity Distribution LLP.” “Runaway-Luminosity” is actively engaged in acquiring Hollywood’s finest Independent cinema and documentaries and bringing this content to the rest of the world. The company’s acquisitions include an Oscar-winning documentary Citizenfour and other gems like Life, Animated, 'Harold and Lilian: a Hollywood love story' amongst many others. The company also distributes films from Lionsgate, Fox Searchlight, etc. The recent academy award winning film La La Land (film) was distributed by his company.
Indian Films/Television / Web Series / Reality Shows
|1998- 2002||Movers & Shekhars  ||Creator/Producer||Sony Entertainment Television||Late NIght Talk Show|
|2000||Harmony||Creator/Producer||Sony Entertainment Television||Musical SHow|
|2004||Manshaa||Producer||Zee TV||Episodic Show|
|2004-2007||The Great Indian Comedy Show||Creator||Star One||Comedy Show|
|2005||Dil Kya Chahtha Hai||Producer||Star One||Episodic Show|
|2006||Ghoom (M TV)||Executive Producer||MTV (India)||Spoof feature show|
|2007||Aisi KI taisi||Creator/Producer||Aaj Tak||Daily News Spoof|
|2007||Lagegi||Show runner||Bindass||Daily Comedy Talk Show|
|2008||Cheque de India||Executive Producer||MTV (India)||Spoof Feature|
|2008-2009||Oye it's Friday||Content Director||Imagine TV||Weekly Variety Entertainment Show|
|2008||Jadoo ek baar (M TV)||Executive Producer||MTV (India)||Spoof Feature|
|2009||Bechaare Zameen Par (M TV)||Executive Producer||YouTube||Spoof Feature|
|2012||Bollywood Nonsex(x)||Creator/Producer||Channel V||Comedy Show|
|2013||Bollywood Confidential||Creator/Producer||NDTV Good Times||Comedy Show|
|2014||Salaam Bombay Foundation||Producer||Public Service Short Film|
|2014||Sulemani Keeda||Co-Producer||Feature Film|
|2015||Bollywood behind the sins||Producer||Channel V||Film Show|
|2016||Love ShotsY-Films||Executive Producer||YouTube||Scripted Show, in association with Y-Films|
Notable Films distributed in India/Asia
|2014||Citizenfour||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary ; Academy Award Winner|
|2015||Original Copy||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary|
|2015||Harold and Lilian: a Hollywood love story||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary|
|2015||Death of a Gentleman||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary|
|2016||Death of a Gentleman||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary|
|2016||I Am Not Your Negro||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary ; Nomainated for Academy Award|
|2016||Life, Animated||India/Asia Licence Holder||Documentary ; Nomainated for Academy Award ; Winner at Sundance|
|2016||This Beautiful Fantastic||India/Asia Licence Holder||Feature Film|
|2017||Borg / McEnroe||India/Asia Licence Holder||Feature Film; Tiff Opener|
Films distributed in theatres in India
|2013||Boy and the World||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2015||Ronaldo (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Documentary|
|2016||La La Land (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2016||Deepwater Horizon (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2016||Jackie (2016 film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2016||Patriots Day (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2017||Power Rangers (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2017||American Assassin||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2017||All Eyez on Me (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2017||The Square[disambiguation needed]||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
|2018||Isle of Dogs (film)||Theatrical Distribution||Feature Film|
- "Imdb Profile".
- "profile on Nettv".
- "Swissinfo features Sailesh".
- "Indian Express features Dave's Great Indian Comedy Show".
- "CEOs of Indian Production houses on Outlook".
- "Filmmaker and the keeda".
- "Jamuura features Sailesh Dave's interview on Sulemani Keeda".
- "Indian Film Makers in Berlin".
- "Movers and Shekars on Sab Tv".
- "Telly chakkar on Movers and shekars".
- "show on runaway production's website".
- "Youth's connect to Sulemani Keeda".
- "Mr.Dave on his film Sulemani Keeda".
- "Yashrajfilms on their web series Love Shots".
- "Runaway Production's association with Y-Films".