Boasting a career that spans over three decades, Siraj Jhaveri has successfully carved out a niche for himself as an accomplished director across commercials, music videos, short films, and documentaries. As a Fine Art graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design, he debuted with the award-winning documentary, "Ma Baap," narrating his parents' secret elopement amidst Mumbai's 1960s religious riots.
Moving to MTV's On-Air Promotions, Siraj's work garnered awards, leading to his appointment to launch MTV India. His campaigns won a Cannes nomination and India's coveted Abby award for Brand of The Year.
In the late 90s, Siraj's music-driven style stirred the international music scene, resulting in collaborations with Techno DJ, Laurent Garnier, which became a cult classic, bolstering his reputation in the global music scene.
His journey in the film industry led to a feature-length Rockumentary for French TV on Louise Attaque's world tour and a collaboration with renowned director Darren Aronofsky on "Song of Kali". Furthering his skills, Siraj spent a year studying with legendary acting coach, Wynn Handman in New York City.
In recent years, Siraj has embraced Virtual Production, harnessing Unreal Engine to create unique environments for his projects and enhance his storytelling.
Siraj's directorial prowess was recognized in 2017 with the Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards for directing the Abu Dhabi Plan film. With accolades from the American Film Institute, New York Festival Award, London FAB Awards, and more, his work features in renowned publications.
Over his career, Siraj has collaborated with international celebrities, including Amitabh Buchchan and Mike Myers.
Currently, he works worldwide, splitting his time between New York and Dubai, delivering a unique blend of storytelling and technology to global audiences.
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UAE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
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