|Occupation Filmmaker, actor|
Name Sanjay Arora
Movies Once Again
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Sanjay Arora is an Indian filmmaker and Actor. He is known for making films such as Expression, Chase, Butterfly Wings,Once Again.
- The 3i model of creativity sanjay arora tedxnagpur
- Early life
- Film career
- Other films
- Awards and nominations
Sanjay Arora was born in Kurukshetra, India . As a child he loved watching Hindi films and acting in skits and plays. He started as a host at the All India Radio, and hosted many programs targeting Indian youth. He did his schooling from Senior Model School, Kurukshetra and went ahead to do Electronics Engineering at D C R University of Science and Technology in Haryana and graduated with a Bachelor's degree. After that he did PG in Export Marketing and Management from Kurukshetra University. He moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1999, and started working as Software Engineer. Even though he was working as a software engineer, his passion was always in acting and film making. He studied filmmaking & direction at New York Film Academy in New York City. He attended the India Today Acting School in Toronto, where he was trained by Roshan Taneja.
Arora invested the money he made from his engineering career in USA in producing and directing a short film Butterfly Wings. It is based on a true story of a Physically challenged woman. The film was shot in Delhi with Indian and American actors. The film was featured at We Care Film Festival Film Festival, 2011 and screened at 15 cities in India including, Delhi, Mumbai, Allahabad, Jaipur, Goa, Gurgaon and special shows in United Nation Information Center, Delhi and BHEL, Haridwar. Film was screened at Picture this Film Festival, Calgary, West Virginia Filmmaker Festival 2011, West Virginia (USA ), Trinity Film Coalition Film Festival, Detroit, 2011(USA).
Once Again (Phir vehi) which is inspired from teaching of buddha was screened at Delhi International Film Festival. Expression, as the name suggests, is about expressing internal feelings without verbal language. This film shows that language is not a barrier in love, centring on Karan, an American born Indian from America and Sonya, a Russian bartender in Moscow. It was shot in Detroit, USA with Indian and Russian actors, was screened in ICE short film festival, Pune, and World Music & Independent Film Festival (WMIFF) 2012. Chase is about a young man actively seeks happiness. Happiness eludes him, but keeps on dropping hints. It was shot in New York city.
Awards and nominations