Dr. Sailesh Kolanu

Dr. Sailesh Kolanu


Dr. Sailesh Kolanu is an optometrist and a filmmaker. After completing his Ph.D. in optometry he went on to become an Associate Professor at UNSW Sydney. He taught himself filmmaking by reading books and attending workshops. His short film 'Checklist' won "Gold Film of the Year" at the 8th Edition of IFP's 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge. In 2020, he made his first debut film "HIT - The First Case. He also directed the Hindi adaptation of the same film and is working currently working on the sequel HIT: The Second Case.
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All Sessions by Dr. Sailesh Kolanu

Season 12 – Day 2 October 9, 2022
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Debutant Directors Roundtable : How I made my first film

Stage - 1

Divyang Thakkar, Dr. Sailesh Kolanu, Anubhuti Kashyap, Hitesh Bhatia and Jasmeet K Reen with Mohar Basu