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Applause Entertainment is a content and IP creation studio with a focus on creating premium digital drama series. The company focuses and invests in content creation and then partners with varied distribution platforms in an equitable manner to get its creative output to consumers globally. From original series to Indian adaptation of acclaimed international shows, Applause Entertainment has over 20 premium digital series lined up for the year.

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Team

SAMEER NAIR

CEO

Sameer is a media & entertainment industry pioneer, and has an illustrious career that spans across three decades. He has led from the front as CEO across companies like Balaji Telefilms, NDTV Imagine and Star India, besides strategic entrepreneurial ventures.

DEEPAK SEGAL

HEAD OF CONTENT

Deepak is an alumnus of FTII Pune, and has over three decades of experience in the film and television industry. He has driven content strategy across Fox Television Studio India, Sahara Motion Pictures and Star India among others.

ASHOK CHERIAN

HEAD OF MARKETING AND REVENUE

Ashok has over 19 years of rich and varied experience across Television, Retail, Consulting, Digital and Print. He has essayed leadership roles in India and overseas, across brands like SMAAASH, MTV, UTV and Naked Communications.

PRASOON GARG

BUSINESS CONTROLLER

Prasoon is a management professional who was previously a core team member at Balaji Telefilms. He also helped create the blueprint of the OTT business at ALT Balaji..

MANSI DARBAR

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Mansi comes with extensive experience in non-fiction shows. She was part of the core founding team at ALT Balaji, where she headed their Content Operations and she has worked as a Supervising Producer at Balaji Telefilms.

ROHIT PHILIP

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Rohit is an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College and FTII Pune. He has previously worked with MTV and Yash Raj Films. In a career spanning more than 12 years, he has edited about 40 television commercials and directed music videos, cineplays, ad films and so on.

SIDDHARTH KHAITAN

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Siddharth has two decades of experience in production and filmmaking. He has worked on diverse projects ranging from documentaries to television commercials.

DHEEMAN AGARWALA

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Dheeman has worked as a senior producer with Channel [V], Synergy and MTV where he has worked on widely popular tv shows like Sach Ka Samna and India's Next Top Model.

PRIYA JHAVAR

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Priya is an alumnus of St. Xavier's & FTII Pune. She has an extensive experience as a producer, editor and director. She was previously associated with Virtual Reality content and 360 degree advertisements.

Ranjib Mazumder

COMMISSIONING EDITOR

Ranjib drives the content engine at Applause. He has spent more than a decade in media, delving into journalism, screenwriting, publishing, teaching, and content development.

Baladutt D. Papne

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Baladutt has over 30 years of experience in films, ads, and TV, across companies like Lemon Tree Film Services, Balaji Telefilms, Sahara, Fox Television Studios and Star India.

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