Established Teamwork Films in 1989,a highly versatile production house, with roots in theatre, social action, and the corporate world. Our combined exposure and experience have enabled us to initiate a wide range of projects in television, event management, social communication and talent development.

Between 1985 and 2000, Sanjoy directed and produced a wide range of films and television programmes including documentaries, serials, chat shows, music shows, and news and current affairs features. Tol Mol ke Bol, India’s first Game show which had an unbroken run for 4 years, Newsline, a drama series on the workings of a newspaper group, Choona Laga Ke, a satire based Muppet show, and Cool Talk Café a daily news and view program for young people are among them.

Received the National Award for Excellence for the film `Shahjahanabad The Twilight Years, 1850 – 1947. Won the IDPA award for Best Documentary, Best Director of a documentary in the English Film category in 1999.

In 1990 Teamwork established a live events division to design and produce live entertainment. Since its inception we have designed, directed and produced a wide range of shows including the inauguration of the Khajuraho Millennium Year celebrations by the President of India, at Khajuraho, The millennium eve celebrations for China, etc.

In 1995 promoted Friends of Music, a music club that provides a platform for young musicians from across the country and abroad. The club, in collaboration with The Embassy of France annually organizes World Music Day, featuring premier musicians in a live concert from across the world.

Teamwork Fine Arts Society was formed to promote, young artistes, and playwrights and to promote cross-cultural exchanges between neighbouring countries including UK, Australia, Austria, the Netherlands and France.

TRUSTEE, Salaam Baalak Trust, a voluntary organisation which provides support services and full time care for over 5000 street and working children every year in the inner city of Delhi.

President Light Bearers who have created the helpline `’.

Trustee of the Karmic Research Centre responsible for research work in the after life and a study of energy channelling and alternative healing methods.

Trustee Ishara Puppet Theatre, India.
Faculty member on Indo – UK Arts Management programme.
Director India- Singapore Festival, Celebrating India – Jakarta festival.
BA (Honors) and MA (Economics) from St Stephens College Delhi University.
Passed LLB exam from Delhi University.
Obtained a certificate in International Banking from New York University.
Worked in the field of Banking both in USA and India.
Co-authored a manual on child labour.
Practising in Civil, corporate and constitutional matters In the Supreme Court.
Have also been involved in theatre productions of Yatrik theatre group and the Delhi school of economics.
Professional Experience Indian Express newspaper (Resident Editor, Delhi 1994
Stringer in India for the Times, London and weekly
  columnist for the Star, Malaysia.
Syndicated columnist (1991-'94).
Illustrated Weekly (Political Editor -- 1990-'91).
Indian Post (Bureau Chief --1987-'90)
Sunday Mail – (Editor (News) 1985- 1987)
India Today (Principal Correspondent -- 1983-'85)
Indian Express (Chief Reporter/Spl. Correspondent --
Motherland (Reporter-– 1971-72).
Educational Qualifications M.Sc. Journalism Boston University 1970
BSc Royal Institute of Science, Bombay University 1968
Senior Cambridge, Convent of Jesus and Mary 1963.
Graduation BA Wadia College Pune, Pune University.
Courses attended Visual communication National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
Training in Puppet theatre Darpana Academy of Performing Arts Ahmedabad.
Marionette Theatre Institute Stockholm Sweden. Pedagogue in creative drama and puppetry Var Theatre Stockholm Sweden. (Stockholm city's children's and young person's theatre).
Professional work

Creating puppets and coordination for SITE Satellite TV Experiment, Indian Space Applications Organization. Ahmedabad 1976.

Pedagogue in creative drama and puppetry GD Somani school Bombay 1978.

Guest director Puppen Theatre Berlin (GDR) 1979.

Pedagogue at Var Theater Stockholm Sweden 1979.

Artistic Director and founder of Sutradhar Puppet Theatre Shri Ram Center for Art and Culture N.Delhi 1980/86.

Director Ishara Puppet Theatre Delhi1986 to present. Now Managing Trustee The Ishara Puppet Threatre Trust.

Coordinator and conducting workshops in puppetry and allied arts for various agencies, schools and institutions.

Awards Sangeet Natak Academy- National award for work in puppetry.
    Sanskriti Pratisthan award for puppetry, Delhi.
    Delhi Natya Sangh Puppetry.
    Delhi Parsee Anjuman cultural awardee.
Official positions held

Vice President UNIMA executive committee. !992 to present.( Union International de la Marrionette).

  President Unima Asia Pacific Commission.
  Past President Unima India.
  Editor Unima India newsletter Sutradhar.

Member of the General Council Sangeet Natak Academy.

  Trustee National Folklore Support Center Chennai.
  Member of Parsi Zorastrian Project -Tangible.cultural heritage preservation project UNESCO.
  Managing Trustee Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust.
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