The Man Behind the Lens

Filmmaker. Bestselling Author. Creative Mentor.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is a powerful visionary in the Indian film industry, acclaimed for his directorial ventures and incisive literary works. Vivek’s work relentlessly pursues truth and stirs national consciousness. Beyond cinema, his books have sparked vital conversations, exploring the depths of Creative Consciousness.


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National Award-Winning Filmmaker & Visionary Author

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri stands as a prominent figure in contemporary Indian cinema and literature, recognized for his thought-provoking creations and insightful commentary on socio-political issues. His journey from an advertising maestro to a national award-winning filmmaker and author embodies a relentless pursuit of truth and creative expression.

Agnihotri's Buddha In A Traffic Jam, boldly tackled the subject of Urban Naxalism, unmasking the radical leftist influence within India's academic and social sectors. Despite facing significant resistance and attempts to silence his voice, Vivek's dedication to free speech propelled him to share his message across India, instigating crucial discourse on freedom and integrity.

His investigative zeal is evident in The Tashkent Files, a gripping narrative on the enigmatic demise of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, which not only captivated audiences but also earned Vivek the National Award for Best Screenplay and Dialogue.

Vivek's relentless spirit shone brightly with The Kashmir Files, a heart-wrenching depiction of the 1990 exodus of Kashmiri Hindus. The film's unprecedented success at the box office and subsequent recognition with the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration at the 69th National Film Awards is a testament to his craftsmanship and empathy.

His cinematic contributions continued with The Vaccine War, India's pioneering bio-science film highlighting the indigenous Corona vaccine's triumph. Celebrating the strength of Indian women and inspiring the youth towards bioscience, the film and its screenplay have been immortalised in The Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Core Collection and adapted into a bestselling book.

The Cultural Illuminator

In the literary domain, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's 'Urban Naxals' broke barriers as a #1 bestseller, introducing the term 'Urban Naxals' into the political lexicon. His subsequent works, 'Who Killed Shastri' and 'The Book Of Life,' continue to challenge, educate, and inspire readers, solidifying his role as a vanguard of Creative Consciousness.

Beyond the silver screen, Vivek's contributions have introduced provocative ideas into the mainstream conversation, earning him a distinguished place in the public intellectual sphere. His engagement with diverse audiences, from Ted Talks to Harvard University Conclaves, alongside his leadership roles in various cultural and film institutions, underscores his multifaceted influence. With initiatives like the 'School of Creativity' and his digital platforms, Agnihotri continues to inspire the next generation towards creative consciousness.