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Name:                     Arunoday Sharma

Address:                 1, Nirakar, Seven Bungalows, Andheri (W), Mumbai. 400053. India. 

Phone:                    9969151125 (Cell) / 22-40161686 (Home) 

Date of Birth:          25 Sep, 1950 (Delhi) 

Email:                     unarun@gmail.com / arrunz@gmail.com 

Qualification:          Diploma in Cinema (Sound Recording & Sound Engineering), 1972, from                                                                Film & Television Institute of India, Pune. (Gold Medalist

Extra Curricular:    Travel, music, Brown belt-2 in Goju Ryo Karate Do, still-photography, reading, writing                                           poetry, articles, essays, short stories), 4 published eBooks, short films (YouTube), blogger                                   (since 2005)                                     

Languages:            Hindi and English. Speak; Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi.


Over View

Completed ‘Sound Recording’ course from FTII, Pune, 1969-72. Gold Medal winner of my batch.

Worked in Mumbai in various departments of sound as well as other fields. Audiographer for nearly 30 feature films, more than 30 documentaries and 45 television series comprising thousands of episodes. Also worked as writer/director, production manager and production designer in some of them.

Have working experience with the best of the industry like Mr. Dev Anand, Vijay Anand, Mr. Chetan Anand, Dr. Jagmohan Mundhra, Mr. Siddharth Kak, Mr. Girish Karnad, Mr. Amit Khanna, Mr. Zul Velani, Mr. A. K. Bir, Mr. B. Narsingrao (Hyderabad), Mr. Ole John (Denmark), Mr.  Ketan Mehta, Mr. Zafar Hai…


Jury Member Film/TV Awards

2017: Recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation award for best "Sound Engineer".

2015: Jury member for The Indian Telly Awards, Mumbai.

2014: Member of central jury for 61st National Film Awards.

2011: Jury member during 58th National Film Awards (Chairman of South-1, Tamil/Malayalam segment) and then was a part of central jury.


Production, Writing & Direction:

Production Designer in Hindi feature titled, ’Kaun Ho Sakta Hai’, produced and directed by Mr. Hersh Kohli (2004).

Sound Design and part of creative team for Hindi feature film, ‘Beyond Boundaries', produced by KNC Media & Entertainment. Film is ready for release in Aug 2017.

Produced and directed following 5 documentaries,

learn@fun.com’ (for pre-primary),

‘Flight to Knowledge’ (for primary),

‘Gateway 2 Mathway’ (School level),

‘Lifeline’ (College) and

‘One Stop Shop for Stock’ (Vocational)

(These documentaries were made to elaborate innovative teaching methods of Dr. R. Varadarajan, founder-principal NES, Mumbai in Dec. 2002. First 2 films participated in the IDPA festival Aug 2003)

Scripted and Directed

26 episodes of an anchor based show titled, 'Mega Hit Parade', for Plus Channel. It was telecast on Star Plus, July 99-Jan2000.

Conceived and directed

2 promotional films for a music album titled, 'Gems', produced by Plus Music, 1999.

Production Manager for Documentary titled, 'Raj Kapoor' by Siddharth Kak, for Films Division.

Part Director, 'The Windmills in India' (Documentary by Ole John, 1989, Denmark)

Adaptation/Writing:

Hindi adaptation of English commentary for a documentary titled, ‘Silk and Iron’ by NGO, Abhivyakti-Media for development, Nasik. (Nov. 2003)    

Hindi adaptation of English commentary for a documentary titled, 'Manav Yatra', by Siddharth Kak, on Baba Amte’s ‘Bharat Jodo’, cycle march. (Kanyakumari to Kashmir 1986).

Technical Director:

With the consultancy team led by Mr. Ketan Mehta, for Doordarshan News channel on a 3-month assignment (Jan 1999-April 2000).

Studio Director:

At eConvergence Technologies Ltd, Mumbai, a ‘distance learning’ company providing coaching via VSAT. Also designed the studio (2002-03).

Directed and edited 3 promotional films for eConvergence Technologies Ltd.

General Manager:

‘Studios and Editing’, at Maya Entertainment Ltd (Mr. Ketan Mehta) for a brief period (2002)

Faculty:

Guest lecturer at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, on subject of ‘Importance of Sound in Media’ for post graduate Media Course (since 2003 till present).

‘Location Sound Recording’ teacher at Digital Academy, MIDC, Mumbai. (2002).

Developed course content and delivered online lectures on ‘Basics of Photography and Sound’, for eConvergence Technologies Ltd, Mumbai (2002-03).

Narrated voice over in Hindi for documentaries titled, ‘Satyagraha' and 'Bhoo Adhikar Andolan', made by Abhivyakti-Media for development, Nasik.

Participated (acted) as a ‘media person’ in a computer education show titled, ‘Boot-It’ (24 episodes) produced for NIIT. Launched symultaneously in India and Mauritius, 1997.


ANNEXURE

AUDIOGRAPHY - FEATURE FILMS

Title

Director

                        Details

27

Dil Se Poochh… Kidhar Jana Hai

Shrirang

Hindi/35mm/Dolby/ 2006

26

Aabhas

Bijaya Jena

Hindi/35mm/1996

25

Vish Kanya

Dr. Jagmohan Mundhra

Hindi/35mm/1991

24

 Kala Sach

 Mahesh

Hindi/35mm/(Audio-Mixing, first film shot on video and transferred to film negative after editing)/1990

23

Karishma Kali Ka

Ashok Punjabi

Hindi/35mm/1990

22

Ankur Maina aur Kabootar

Madan Bavaria

Hindi/35mm/ National Award/1989

21

Shesh

Amit Khanna

Hindi/35mm/1989

20

Daasi

B. Narsingrao

Hindi/35mm 1988 (5 National awards)

19

Zakhmi Aurat

Avtar Bhogal  

Hindi/35mm1988

18

Mere Baad

Vishwamitra   

Hindi/35mm/1988

17

Kamla

Dr. Jagmohan Mundhra

Hindi/35mm/1985

16

Hum Naujawan

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1985/National Award for Editing/1985

15

Sheeshay ka Ghar

Amit Khanna

Hindi/35mm/1984

14

Anand aur Anand

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1984

13

Surag

Dr. Jagmohan Mundhra

Hindi/35mm/1982

12

Swami Dada

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1982

11

Bhula na Dena

Hersh Kohli

Hindi/35mm/1981

10

Lootmaar

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1980

9

Kismet

Bhisham Kohli

Hindi/35mm/1980

8

Aangan Ki Kali

Hersh Kohli

Hindi/35mm/ National Award/1979

7

Des Pardes

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1978

6

Kalabaaz

Ashok Roy

Hindi/35mm/1977

5

Aap ki Khatir              

Sudhendu Roy

Hindi/35mm/1977

4

Bhala Manus

Vishwamitra

Hindi/35mm/1976

3

Bullet

Vijay Anand

Hindi/35mm/1976

2

Jaaneman      

Chetan Anand

Hindi/35mm/1976

1

Ishq Ishq Ishq

Dev Anand

Hindi/35mm/1974

 

                                         Assistant Sound Recordist

1

27 Dn

Awatar Kaul

Hindi/35mm/ National Award/1974

2

Darling Darling

Gogi Anand

Hindi/35mm/

3

Doosri Seeta

Gogi Anand

Hindi/35mm

4

Raja Kaka

Chhotu Bihari

Hindi/35mm

5

Chehre

Raj Marbros

Hindi/35mm

6

Insaniyat

Prayag Raj

Hindi/35mm

 

AUDIOGRAPHY - DOCUMENTARIES

Title

Director

Details

32

Chetan Anand- The Poetics of Film

Ketan Anand

Poetry in films

31

Total Masala Slammer           

Michael Laub

India through a creative eye

30

Healing with a spiritual touch

K. K. Mahajan

Hospital run by Brahma Kumari Trust

29

Introduction to 'The River' new DVD release.

Kumar Shahni

Kumar Shahni talks about Jean Renoir’s, THE RIVER

28

On the Edge of Faith

Ranaan Snir (Israel)

DV/Hebrew/On Kumbh Mela, Nashik, 2003

27

A World Apart-Princely State

Zafar Hai

35mm/English/On glory of Kingdom of Mewad, Rajasthan

26

A Brilliant Sun

Zafar Hai

35mm/English/Biographical film on Mr. Aditya V. Birla

25

Faces and Voices

Hemendra Bhatia

DV/English/Feedback film, senior TATA managers

24

50 years of CSD

Ketan Mehta

Achievements of Canteen Stores Department, 1998

23

Heera Panna

Madan Bavaria

16mm/Docu-drama/Hindi

22

Kal ki Baaten

Baba Majgaonkar

16mm/Docu-drama/Hindi

21

M F Hussain on Satyajit Ray

Subodh

DV/English/On M F Hussain's paintings on Satyajit Ray's films

20

Tales of the Fisherwomen

Siddharth Kak

16mm/Hindi/on the lives of ‘fisher-folks’ of western India

19

Lamp in the Niche

Girish Karnad

35mm/English/National Award non-fiction-1989, on philosophy of Sufi-ism and Bhakti.

18

Manav Yatra

Siddharth Kak

Video/ Video/Hindi/On Baba Amte's cycle-march Kanya Kumari to Kashmir

17

Raj Kapoor

Siddharth Kak

35mm/English/The man and his movies

16

Mortal Men Immortal Melodies

Siddharth Kak

On 50 years of music in Indian cinema, Noorjahan from Pakistan

15

The City

B. Narsingrao

35mm/Telugu/State award, on the city of Hyderabad

14

Maa Ooru

B. Narsingrao

35mmTelugu/National Award, Won acclaims in Hungary '92, on rural life of Andhra Pradesh

13

What's Cooking!

Amit Khanna

Video/English/Cookery show

12

An Epoch in Summer

Zul Velani

35mm/Docu-drama/English/On nuclear Holocaust

11

The Guiding Light

A. K. Bir

16mm/English/On Radha Swami Satsang, Beas

10

The Prime Movers

Siddharth Kak

16mm/English/On Kirloskar Industries

9

The Smiling Buddha

Siddharth Kak

16mm/English/National award, Biographical film on Mr. S.L. Kirloskar

8

Janam

Siddharth Kak

16mm/Hindi/ For ministry of social (women's) welfare

7

Avishrant

Siddharth Kak

16mm/Hindi/ For ministry of social (women's) welfare

6

Agni Pariksha

Siddharth Kak

16mm/Hindi/ For ministry of social (women's) welfare

5

Swabhiman

Siddharth Kak

16mm/Hindi/ For ministry of social (women's) welfare

4

Riding the tiger

Siddharth Kak

VideoEnglish/On Hindu backlash against militancy

3

Main Anpadh Nahin Rahi

Shabnam Sukhdev

16mm/Hindi/ Literacy drive

2

Windmills in India

Ole John

16mm/English/ Windmills on India's western coast

1

The Coronation

Dev Anand & Vijay Anand

35mm/On coronation of King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuk

 

    AUDIOGRAPHY - TELEVISION SOFTWARE

TOTAL CREDITED EPISODES - 5485

Title

Production

Total Episodes

Credit

46

Children's/Detective Series

Season-1 Episodes 78

Season-2 Episodes 96

Season-3 Episodes 169

F/W Productions

551

Sound Design

5.1 Dolby

45

Children's/Detective series

Season-1 Episodes 218

Season-2 Episodes 96

Season-3 Episodes 218

F/W Productions

532

Sound Design

5.1 Dolby

44

Comic/Detective series

Joined from Episode 801

F/W Productions

560

Sound Design

43

Gutar GU

F/W Productions

~100

Sound Design

42

Kasturi Kundal Basey

Cine Pulse/2007

13

Sound Design

41

Acting ki Funshala

Miditech

11

Sound for reality

40

Fame-X

Endemol India

50

Sound for reality (Music & reality show for SabTV/Nov. 2006-Feb. 2007)

39

HH Dalai Lama's Teachings

HH Dalai Lama's office

20 hours

Sound & Online edit

38

Pradhan Mantri

Maya Entertainment  Ltd.

14

Audiography

37

Captain Vyom

Maya Entertainment  Ltd.

18

Audiography

36

The Third Eye

Turi Media, USA

04

Audiography

35

Harmony (Musical, telecast on Sony channel)

Inhouse Productions

08

Audiography

34

Open House

Plus Channel

24

Re-recording

33

Jaldi Jaldi (Children's game show)

Plus Channel

192

Re-recording

32

Zameen Aasman

Plus Channel

63

Re-recording

31

Swabhiman

Plus Channel

800

Re-recording

30

A mouthful of sky

Plus Channel

238

Re-recording

29

Mumkin

Plus Channel

6

Re-recording

28

Badalte Rishte

Plus Channel

6

Re-recording

27

Gol Maal

Plus Channel

26

Re-recording

26

Kabhie Kabhie

Plus Channel

79

Re-recording

25

Ajeeb Dastan

Plus Channel

45

Re-recording

24

Jubilee Plus

Plus Channel

145

Audiography

23

Uncensored

Plus Channel

26

Audiography

22

Bollywood Reporter

Plus Channel

152

Audiography

21

Adwise

Plus Channel

13

Audiography

20

Ninad (Classical music based)

Plus Channel

26

Audiography

19

Ek Din Ek Jeewan (Telecast on Star TV, a day with high and mighty)

Plus Channel

52

Audiography

18

Mirch Masala

Plus Channel

200

Audiography

17

Kara Saram (Tamil)

Plus Channel

105

Audiography

16

Sangeet Sitare

Plus Channel

125

Audiography

15

Rangoli

Plus Channel

26

Audiography

14

Business Plus (Telecast on DD, Longest running daily TV show, then)

Plus Channel

1100

Audiography

13

People Plus

Plus Channel

26

Audiography

12

Bollywood Plus

Plus Channel

102

Audiography

11

Mere Saath Chal

Plus Channel

36

Audiography

10

Ennodu Varunghal (Tamil)

Plus Channel

36

Audiography

9

Pachchis Minute

Plus Channel

13

Audiography

8

Houseful

Plus Channel

13

Audiography

7

Najuka (Marathi)

Baba Majgaonkar

13

Audiography

6

Pravasi (Marathi)

Baba Majgaonkar

06

Audiography

5

Bolti Kahaniyan

Raj Tilak Productions

04

Audiography

4

Bush Catches Contest (Niki and Kabir Bedi)

Bush

01

Audiography

3

Bush Catches Contest (Geoffrey Boycott and Henry Blofeld)

Bush

01

Audiography

2

Namaskar

Media Corp.

13

Audiography

1

Bawaji Ka Baiscope

Neo Films

11

Audiography

 

:MISCELLANEOUS:


  AUDIO BOOKS recorded for Plus Music:

 ‘Tarkash’                       

 Written and narrated by Javed Akhtar

 ‘The Messenger’            written by R. K. Laxman, narrated by Rahul Bose

 ‘Kaifiyat’                       written and narrated by Kaifi Azmi

 ‘Qateelnaama’                written and narrated by Qateel Shifai

 

  Sound for Live Telecast:

 ‘Filmfare Awards Show’, 3 times, ‘Femina Miss India’ and ‘Ad-club Awards’

 

 Monthly Video Magazines (Duration: 100 min/1989-91)

 Title                        Production          Nos.            Credit

 Business Plus         Media Corp            36                Audiography

 People Plus            Media Corp            24                Audiography

 Bollywood Plus       Media Corp            12                Audiography

 

Receiving my Diploma in Cinema from the then I&B Minister, Shri I. K. Gujral.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Receiving my Diploma in Cinema from the then I&B minister Shri I. K. Gujral,

during 10th convocation of the FTII, Pune.