IGFF 2019 JURI MEMBERS

GOPI DESAI

Actress and Director, known for Mon Petit Diable, Jhoothi, 1942 A Love Story and Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja. National Film Award for Best Children's Film Mujhse Dosti Karoge (1992), Filmfare Award for Best Documentary Manzar (1995).

JAY VASAVADA

Most popular authors, Orator & noted proponent of cinema. His versatile columns (especially ‘Spectrometer’ and ‘Anavrut’) covering various aspects of society and culture is running in “Gujarat Samachar”. Besides he has also contributed in famous Gujarati/English publications and websites like Chitralekha, Rediff.com, Times of India, Mid-day. In 2010, he has been honoured by Govt. of Gujarat on Independence Day for his outstanding contribution in the field of writing.

SAUMYA JOSHI

Poet, writer, playwright, director and actor. He is known in Gujarati theatre for his plays Welcome Zindagi and Movie 102 Not Out. He has been awarded by Chandravadan Chimanlal Mehta Award for his contribution to Gujarati theatre in 2013. He is also recipients of the Yuva Gaurav Puraskar (2007) and Takhtasinh Parmar Prize (2008-09).