Sohan Roy

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Sohan Roy
Born Punalur, Kerala, India
Residence Sharjah, UAE
Occupation Entrepreneur
Film Director
Film Producer
Known for Aries Group of Companies
Spouse(s) Abhini Sohan
Children Nivedya Sohan
Nirmalya Sohan

Sohan Roy S K is an entrepreneur based at Sharjah. He is the founder chairman & CEO of Aries Group of Companies and a naval architect.[1] Roy is also the director of the film DAM999 whose screenplay was added to the permanent core collection in library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[2][3]

Roy's Aries group has also taken over actor Mohanlal's Vismayas Max[4] studio complex, Kerala's first DTS studio, situated at Thiruvananthapuram and Forbes have listed Roy among top Indian leaders of Arab world 2015.[5]

Early life and career[edit]

Roy started his career as a marine engineer, later worked as a marine surveyor at several companies worldwide. He started Aries Marine & Engineering Services in 1998; the flagship unit of Aries Group of Companies, an ISO certified naval architecture & marine engineering consultancy in Middle East that provides a comprehensive range of technical consultancy and project management services to the maritime industry and ship owners worldwide. Headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, Aries Group is now a conglomerate of 43 establishments in 15 countries. [6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Language Role Notes Ref
2011 Dams: The Lethal Water Bombs English Director, Producer Documentary [7]
2011 DAM999 English Director, Producer [8]
2012 Saint Dracula 3D English Producer
2015 Kamasutra 3D English Co-producer/Production Designer
2017 Burning Wells English Director, Producer with I.V.Sasi [9]
2017 Jalam Malayalam Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galas, Marj (27 May 2016). "India Group Tubthumps Indywood Film Carnival". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dam999 screenplay added to Oscar's Library". Times of India. 2 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dam 999 goes to the Oscar library". Rediff.com. 3 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mohanlal’s Vismayas Max Studio taken over by Aries group". Indian Express. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World 2015: Sohan Roy". Forbes. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Director DAM999 Sohan Roy Awarded With Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Award 2013". Metro Matinee. 27 November 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "A documentary based in India wins three award". IBN Live. 8 Jul 2011. 
  8. ^ Ramakrishnan, T (12 December 2011). "Sohan Roy presents his case before T.N. official". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  9. ^ "Sohan Roy, I.V.Sasi join hands to make film on Kuwait war". Indian Express. 27 November 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 

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