In this brand new episode brought to you by TBCY, Ashutosh Garg converses with Tanvi Gandhi, the Founder of ‘Usher Arts and Entertainment.’ Tanvi is an award-winning Independent Film Producer who has worked with YRF. Tanvi explains how a trip to Europe in her teenage changed her perspective of life. Not many women become film producers, but Tanvi became one. She tells what inspired her to chase her dream, how she managed to produce great box office hits, and how the system of production works. What exactly is the role of a producer in a movie project? How to prepare to become a producer? What makes a movie successful? – Tanvi gives answers to certain confusing enigmas related to film production. In the section that follows, Tanvi interprets success in her own terms and talks about her sources of inspiration. Tune in to learn more!
Tanvi is a quiet dynamo. An award winning Film Producer, her journey in Media started in 2000 as a young professional in the field of news & journalism. The 3.5 year stint with India’s top news network, NDTV, New Delhi gave her exposure & an opportunity to learn, contribute & grow in creating competitive content both behind and in front of the camera. She was part of the pioneering team that brought fiction shows like Ji Mantri Ji, Ji Pradhanmantri Ji (based on BBC’s Yes Minister, Yes Prime Minister) & Night Out. This led to a natural move to Mumbai in 2004 & a 5 year journey with the iconic MTV! From conceptualizing to creating to assisting in path breaking and out-of-the-box content for the youth & beyond, she pushed herself to achieve high standards of quality content as ‘Senior Supervising Producer’. In 2009, Tanvi shifted gears and ventured neck deep into Film Production & successfully line produced / executive produced as many as 14 films that have been filmed across the world – Mausam, Queen, Bombay Velvet, Udta Punjab, Super 30 to name just a few. Her 6+ years at one of India’s leading Film Production houses, ‘Phantom Films,’ cemented her love and passion for the creation of films.