GIFLIF | About Us
The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival (GIFLIF) is India’s first Film and Literature Festival. Film screenings, music, poetry, plays, discussions, workshops, kavi sammelan, poetry slam is what GIFLIF is all about. The 4th edition of GIFLIF is planned in August 2017 and this time in the City of Lakes - Bhopal.
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OUR MENTORS

subhash-ghai

Subhash Ghai

Mentor
Sudhir-Mishra

Sudhir Mishra

Mentor
Pyush-Mishra

Piyush Mishra

Mentor
anjum-rajabali

Anjum Rajabali

Mentor

FILM SELECTION JURY

A-K-Bir

Padma Shri A. K. Bir

Jury Chairman
amrit-gangar

Amrit Gangar

Jury
john-matthan

John Mathew Mathan

Jury
B-narsing-rao

B. Narsing Rao

Jury

 BOARD OF PATRONS

ravi-sharma

Ravi Sharma

Chief Patron
Ex-CEO, Adani Power
amit-khanna

Amit Khanna

Patron
Ex-Chariman, Reliance Entertainment
Anurag-Batra

Anurag Batra

Patron
Chariman, Business World

 ADVISORS

Vivek-Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri

Eminent Film Maker
anil sharma

Anil Sharma

Ex-Board Member, JSPL UB Group
ashok-purang

Ashok Purang

Creative Producer, Filmistan
jaiprad-desai

Jayprad Desai

Director, Dr. Nagrik(Marathi feature film)
nupur-kuthiala

Nupoor Kuthiala

Founder, Aravali Center for Art and Culture
rahul-roushan (1)

Rahul Roushan

Founder, Fakingnews.com
ravi-kemmu

Ravi Kemmu

Theatre activist, Actor and Director
sumita

Sumita Mishra

Principal Secretary Tourism, Haryana

 FOUNDING TEAM

Karan Kukreja

Founder, Director – GIFLIF, Show Director

An alum of IIT Roorkee, Karan brings forth to GIFLIF his technical expertise and knack of paying attention to finer aspects – which enhance audiences’ experience. His keen interest in marketing has helped GIFLIF collaborates with some of the biggest corporates and media houses. In the past, Karan has worked in Tata Motors and ONGC and has been an entrepreneur since 2011.

Manoj Kukreja

Director – GIFLIF, Tennis player, Davis Cup commentator

Manoj with over 3o years of experience as a project consultant brings out minuscule elements of critical importance. Manoj has been a state-ranked tennis player (M.P) and is now a commentator having covered Davis Cup, ITF matches and South Asian Games. Apart from his huge connectivity with people from various streams he stands out as the backbone of team GIFLIF keeping the show going.

SAUMYA KULSHRESHTHA

Consultant Curator – GIFLIF, Writer, Poet

Saumya is a writer by passion and a communications and content specialist by profession. She is deeply passionate about poetry and is the Founder of a forum called Poets’ Collective, which encourages young and upcoming poets. She runs two other platforms in Delhi – Maha Varta for mythology enthusiasts, and Unlearn for learning enthusiasts.

She is the Poetry Reviewer for an international literary journal called Lapis Lazuli and has had her own poems published on digital and offline platforms. Saumya enjoys teaching very much and is a guest faculty for Poetry and Mythology at IIIT-Delhi. She is also a VO artist, who has lent her voice to many brands for their radio jingles and TVCs. She is currently employed with the Marketing and Branding team of Shiv Nadar School, also running a course in creative communications for the senior students.