Kireet Khurana

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Kireet Khurana is a filmmaker, storyteller, animator and ad-film director. Kireet has won more than 30 awards, including 6 prestigious President’s National Awards for his films, the first of which he won in 1995 for the animated film Mahagiri. He has made over 12 short films, and over 500 ad. He is the director of India’s first film combining live-action and 3D animation called Toonpur Ka Super Hero, His 2018 feature film T for Taj Mahal was launched at the Festival de Cannes in 2018, and premiered at the London Indian Film Festival. It won the Best Feature Film Audience Award and Best Story Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival. Kireet has worked on many award-winning public service campaigns, including a series of four short films for Childline India Foundation on child labor, child marriage, corporal punishment and child sexual abuse. He has served on the Jury of many international awards including National Film Awards, MIFF, FICCI-BAF Awards and PIFF, Pune.