ABOUT Sunil Jhurani
writer, director, producer
Sunil Jhurani realized his passion for filmmaking while working with The Nielsen Company as a Market Researcher in 2009-10. After quitting his job for his passion, an internship with the Films Department at Ogilvy led him to work at Dungarpur Films and assist the esteemed ad and documentary filmmaker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur. Working for 5 years with Dungarpur Films, Sunil worked on more than 50 ad films and directed a TVC under the same banner. He also worked as a Researcher and the Chief Assistant Director on Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s critically acclaimed documentary on the Czech New Wave - “CzechMate – In Search of Jiří Menzel”. Working on this documentary gave him a thorough exposure of the European cinema and gave him an opportunity to meet the masters of filmmaking like the Oscar winning filmmaker Jiří Menzel, Stanislav Milota, Jan Němec, Juraj Herz, Dušan Hanák, Juraj Jakubisko and many other masters of Czech Cinema.
After the completion of the documentary, Sunil started working as a freelancer with different production houses with an aim to understand the different perspectives and working styles and enrich his experience. He has worked on more than 30 ad films and a Web Series with TVF during the year 2019 alone. He also directed ads for Enerzal Zero Energy Drink and an independent music video towards the end of the year 2019. He has also written an ad for L&T Home Loans. His educational background as an MBA in Marketing & Communication, experience of working with Ogilvy, and a rich experience in various formats of filmmaking as an associate director have given him a very sharp understanding of the medium and the nuances of brand communication.
Sunil started his own production house Adhvan Films in January 2020.