10 Achievements of Amit Khanna

By Pickle  December 13, 2019
  1. Penned his first poem at 14 and continue to write in Hindi, English and Urdu
  2. His Anthology of Poetry Anant Raag/ Infinite Verse was published by Harper Collins in 2013
  3. Directed India’s first music video Young Tarang for Nazia and Shoeb Hassan
  4. Became Executive Producer at 21 with Dev Anand’s Navketan Films
  5. Produced India’s earliest Audio books in both Press & Verse
  6. Set up India’s first entertainment conglomerate Plus Channel in 1989
  7. Pioneered business news shows on Indian Television
  8. Under his leadership at Reliance Entertainment, over 30 films bagged National Film Awards
  9. He championed the cause of industry status for Indian film sector
  10. Over 1,000 people mentored by him are working in the M&E industry across verticals

Timeline

  • 1951 – Born on 1st of March
  • 1968-1971 – B.A. (Honours) in English from St.
  • Stephens College, New Delhi
  • 1971 – Begins career at Navketan, Mumbai
  • 1980 – Produces his first feature film Man Pasand
  • 1982-1997 – Treasurer Film Producers Guild of India
  • 1985-2000 – Executive Committee of Film Federation of India
  • 1988-1990 – Film Import Selection Committee, Government of India
  • 1990-1994 – Central Board of Film Certification, Western Panel
  • 1999-2003 – Advisory Group to the Minister of Information & Broadcasting
  • 2000 – 2015, Chairman, Reliance Entertainment
  • 2001-2002 & 2003-2006 – President Film Producers Guild of India
  • 2005- Prime Minister’s Committee on Information & Communication
  • 2009 – Advisory Board of the Forum d’Avignon, Paris

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