BAFTA Reveals Breakthrough India Talent, Applications For Next Round Delayed Due to COVID-19

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the 10 participants chosen for its inaugural Breakthrough India initiative.

A jury of industry experts including actor Anupam Kher, Netflix India chief Monika Shergill, filmmaker Mira Nair and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur selected 10 of the most promising talent from the film, games and television industries in India, double the number previously announced, due to the sheer number of quality applicants.

The participants include writer/producer Akshay Singh (“The Gold-Laden Sheep and The Sacred Mountain”); writer/director Arun Karthick (“Nasir”); cinematographer Jay Pinak Oza (“Gully Boy”); composer Karthikeya Murthy (“KD (A) Karuppudurai”); actor Palomi Ghosh (“Nachom-ia Kumpasar”); writer/director

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