London: Sandeep Marwah had a special meeting with AVT Shankardass in London and invited him to Delhi for further talks. He has already been associated with Asian Academy of Film And Television.
AVT Shankardass is a motion picture financier and producer. His films include, Captain America: The First Avenger (Chris Evans), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (Tom Cruise) and Superman: Man of Steel (Henry Cavill).
Shankardass worked in theatre as a director in London and Edinburgh. After a brief transition into film directing with Praying for Pay, The Commuters and The Stepmother, he moved to film production. He joined Victory Productions, UK-based Film Finance Corporation, as Head of Motion Picture and produced The War Zone and A Fortune Teller Told Me. He also wrote and developed ‘Saffron’, ‘A Drop of Life’ and ‘Noor’.
Later, as CEO & Managing Director of Victory Productions, he financed successful films such as K-19: The Widowmaker (Harrison Ford & Liam Neeson), and Femme Fatale (Antonio Banderas) and produced Spy Game (Brad Pitt), Alexander (Colin Farrell), Fly Boys (James Franco), Johnny Was (Vinnie Jones) and Ball & Chain (Kal Penn). He was also a screenwriter with Tomhawk Entertainment and Warner Bros for 5 years.