The Crew

ACE:THE KING RETURNS

#THEKINGRETURNS

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NITIN ADSUL

DIRECTOR/WRITER

Nitin Adsul returns with his 5th directorial project. The multi-award winning director has directed films across different genres. His last film Partu, received a Marthi Filmfare award for Best Story. He was raised in India and always had a keen interest in the film-making process and arts. He moved to America in the year 1999 and has been producing/directing films and documentaries for the past 15 years.

JAVIER GONZALEZ

LINE PRODUCER - USA

Javier has worked in various Producer roles on the following Feature Films, Short Films and Web Series: “Halley” (Sundance 2013), “Valedictorian” (Rotterdam 2015), “Hepburn” (NY Film Festival 2014), “3rd Street Blackout” (LA Film Festival 2015), “The Transfiguration” (Cannes 2016), “Summum Bonum” (Cabo 2014), “Los Caprichos del Hombre” (Distrital 2013), “Sweet Little Lies” (Dances with Films 2010), “Bonne Annee” (Raindance 2008), “In the Radiant City” (Toronto 2016), “Mildred and the Dying Parlor” (Tribeca 2015), “Honeymoon” (NY Film Festival 2016); “Sugar” (PBS 2015),“It’s Bruno” (Netflix 2019), “The Privates” (Vimeo Staff Pick, July 2017), “Swallow” (TriBeCa 2019) and “This Teacher” (LA Film Festival 2018).

RRAHIL DESHMUKH

LINE PRODUCER - INDIA

Rrahil is the Founder and Producer for the production house Quarter Boxx Films(2020). He has been a part of the Media industry Since 2010. His Niche in the industry has been Production.  Starting as an Assistant in production, he  has worked in different profiles similar to that of as an Executive Producer and Line Producer. He has a number of feature length films in all languages under his belt, and has also worked on Adfilms. Featuring his work on different platforms was an achievement for him, be it Netflix or Sony Liv for India. Maroon ( Feature film)(worked as Directors assistant ) was the first film to be lined up for Netflix India. Recently, his work was appreciated by Mr.Amitabh Bachchan on Social Media for an  PSA Adfilm.

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SHASHANK POWAR

COMPOSER AND MUSIC DIRECTOR

Shashank is a music director, arranger and programmer. Having more than 30 films under his belt as a solo composer namely, Kho-kho, Aba zindabad, Natha..pure ata..., Sangharsh, Ekda kay zale etc. He has composed titles for over 25 famous serials on all channels namely, Kunku, Fu bai fu, Pinjara, Shejari shejari pakke shejari, Javai vikat ghene ahe, Mendichya panavar, Sundar maze ghar, Khel mandla etc. Also has composed songs for various tv shows and events.

SACHIN LOVALEKAR

COSTUME DIRECTOR

One of the most reputed costume designers of the Indian film industry, Sachin Lovalekar has worked in Marathi and Hindi cinema. He made his debut with the critically and commercially successful Marathi film Dombivli Fast (2005) and has since then worked on several projects. He won the National Film Award for Best Costume Design for his work in the Marathi movie Cycle (2016). Some of his notable movies include Paan Singh Tomar (2012), Court (2015), Killa (2015), Nil Battey Sannatta (2016), Madaari (2016), Newton (2017) and Ribbon (2017). His 2018 release includes Lagi Toh Chhagi.

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ANANT KENI

STORYBOARDIST

Anant V. Keni has been an animator, pre-production artist, animation and documentary filmmaker for the past 17 years. He started his career with pioneers like ZEE ANIMATIONS AND FILMS. As an storyboard artist he has worked on films like...BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG, MANYA, KYA DILLI KYA LAHORE & TEVER. Anant has worked on animation films such as BHAAGMATI & TOONPOR KA SUPERHERO.

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SANJAY KHANZODE

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

In 1992, after completing diploma in Cinematography, Sanjay joined the Indian film industry and gained valuable experience by working with legendary cameraman like Debu Deodhar, Ishwar Bidri, Russi Billimoria.  As a Director Of photography, he has shot more than 25 feature films, 2500 TV episodes and many advertising films, music videos, short films, corporate films in various languages like Marathi, Hindi, Maithili.

POOJA CHAUHAN

SUPERVISING PRODUCER - INDIA

Pooja Chauhan, an Independent Creative Producer, started her career in TV production in 2009. She’s worked with India’s leading TV companies like BBC India, Endemol Shine, Star World, Sony, MTV, Colours, Essel Vision Productions & Zee on shows across categories including reality shows, award events and mainstream popular fiction/non-fiction shows.

GREG SIMS

MUSICAL SCORE COMPOSER

Greg Sims embarked upon a musical career path early in life. His formal training began with piano lessons at age five, culminating seventeen years later with a degree in Studio Music & Jazz with Highest Honors from the University of Tennessee where he studied with renowned saxophonist and jazz educator Jerry Coker. Greg went on to build a successful career as a composer and orchestrator in Orlando, Florida, scoring and co-producing symphonic arrangements for the 101 Strings Orchestra before becoming Arranger-in-residence for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. He also began composing music for various entertainment companies and theme parks, including Disney, Universal Studios, the PGA, and Kennedy Space Center.

GIRISH KOLAPKAR

SET DESIGN

Girish Ganpatrao Kolapkar is working in the film industry for last 20 years as an Art Director. His first project was with Mr Nitin Chandrakant Desai where he worked as his assistant for movies like Devdas, Tujhe Meri Kasam, Bhagat Singh, Maa Ashapura and many more, also TV shows like Kaun Banega Crorepati and many such television shows. Soon after that he started getting work from Marathi film industry for Art Direction. He has done Art Direction and Production design for over 50 marathi films. To name a few - Partu, Kadachit, Aai Shappat, Foreign chi Patlin, Lau ka Laath, Sasu Nambari Jawai Das Nambari, Aati Lagu and many more. He has also done art direction for television shows, 40 ad films, 100 short films and Hindi movies like Six X, Chutki. He has designed drama sets and event sets for 300 plus events. He is also acquainted with clay modelling and 3D animation. Acting and music are his hobbies and has also acted in 3 movies. 

DEEPAK 

KARAMUNGIKAR

CO-WRITER

Deepak Karamungikar is an independent, published author of six books and a passionate screenwriter with a cinematic vision. 

 

Originally from Hyderabad, India, he now lives in the US working as an IT professional, and is actively pursuing a parallel career in screenwriting and is the co-creator of an upcoming web-series - ‘Katyayani’. 

 

He can speak six languages, appreciates great food, exquisite humor and select music. 

ARJUN SHRESTH

SOUND RECORDIST

Arjun is Mumbai based Production Sound Mixer, having 8 Years of experience of location sync sound on various projects starting from Short films, Webseries, TV Commercials, Feature Films, Documentaries.