Gautam Benegal

Gautam Benegal, A Jadavpur University graduate, Gautam Benegal is a national award-winning animation filmmaker, who was once a regular contributor for veteran filmmaker Satyajit Ray's children's magazine, Sandesh. A renowned cartoonist and artist, Gautam has assisted in documentary films for Shyam Benegal. He has made animation promos for Channel V and MTV; his film Prince and the Crown of Stones won the National Award for Best Animation Film in 2008. He lives and works in Mumbai with his writer and filmmaker wife Paushali Ganguli and their son.