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Gerson da Cunha

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Name  Gerson Cunha
Siblings  Sylvester da Cunha
Books  So Far
Education  University of Mumbai
Role  Film actor

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Movies  Asoka, Water, Cotton Mary, Electric Moon
Similar People  Santosh Sivan, Deepa Mehta, Pradip Krishen, Madhur Jaffrey, Ismail Merchant

In Conversation with Gerson da Cunha

Gerson da Cunha is an Indian stage and film actor, social worker, and author. Former advertising man, he has acted in numerous plays and movies such as Electric Moon (1992), Cotton Mary (1999), Asoka (2001) and Water (2005), among others.


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Gerson da Cunha compares Jesus Christ Superstar to the 1974 production


A science graduate from the University of Bombay, he spent five years as a journalist in the Press Trust of IndiaReuters and 25 years in Lintas and Hindustan Lever. The last 10 of the 25 was as head of Lintas. He then moved on to work with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Latin America and New York City. Gerson has functioned in an honorary capacity as advisor in various union ministries and the National Technology Missions under the Cabinet Secretariat.

He is the Chief Executive of Bombay First and is now involved in various NGOs and citizen groups in Mumbai. He is a trustee of NAGAR and convenor of AGNI (Action for Good Governance and Networking for India).


Gerson da Cunha and his younger brother Sylvester da Cunha, both were involved in advertising and English theatre.


  • So far. Harper Collins (India), 2000. ISBN 81-7223-395-7.
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    Gerson da Cunha Wikipedia