The working Team
Shri Vallabh Bhanshali, CA is the founder chairman of Enam Securities. He has also been the Trustee of the Bombay Stock Exchange. He is also an ardent practitioner of Vipassana & was former chairman of the Global Vipassana Foundation. He led the investment bank to an iconic status and helped create the growth of several best known companies of India over two and a half decades, companies such as Infosys, Zee TV, Reliance, Sterlite, Radio Mirchi, Inox, Pantaloon, Coal India, NTPC, etc.. Along with this under various philanthropic activities he is also pursuing the dream of reviving confidence of Indians in India's rationality based Knowledge. His association with the film “History of Yoga” was part of that initiative.
Now apart from many social & spiritual engagements and projects, he is closely associated with a Documentary film project on “Indian Civilization’. He is not only fully sponsoring the project but also closely engages in the making of the film with great interest.
Ramji OM is MSc in Mathematics from Maharaja College, University of Rajasthan. He is a Government of India administrator from Civil Service 1995 batch currently working in finance department of Western Railways, Mumbai. He has done script writing and cinematography of his much acclaimed "History of Yoga" Documentary film.
He has been an ardent practitioner of Yoga since his early childhood days. Very early he was inspired by the writings of Pt Madhusudan Ojha the legendry Vedic and Sanskrit scholar. Jaipur is also considered as mini Kashi. Here he studied original Vedic texts under the Guidance of Pt Devidatta Chaturvedi.
He has extensively studied Bhakti and Yoga literature. History of India fascinates him. Writing and filmmaking is his passion.
He was invited for a three months long lecture tour on "Yoga & Indian Civilization – its Continuity & change” to USA and Canada from 9th March 2016 to 22nd May 2016.
Deepika Kothari is PhD in Physics. She did her B.Sc Honours & MSc in Physics from Miranda House, Delhi University. Her dozens of scientific papers were published in International & National Journals. She has written numerous popular articles on science, environment and their impact on society related issues in Newspapers and magazines. Now her area of interest is research, writing and film making on Indian thought, cultural heritage, Yoga and various doctrines with modern scientific outlook. Born in a family of Scientists and Educationist she came in contact with scholars, scientists, spiritual leaders and many Nobel Laureates. Granddaughter of Dr. D S Kothari, first Scientific Adviser and Chairman, Kothari Commission on Education, has written book on inspiring incidences of his life in a biographical story published by National Book Trust. Her modern scientific outlook gives Indian thought & wisdom, rationality and openness for modern understanding.
She has made a documentary film "History of Yoga – the path of my Ancestors" which has won accolades across the globe. She has also toured Indian and various parts of the world to present the film. This film was also screened at various Indian Missions Abroad, on International Yoga Day 2015 and 2016.
Santosh Rout is working as Editor at Vishuddhi Films since 2011. He has done editing in the major documentary film ‘History of Yoga’ which has reached many countries.
He has professional training of Final Cut Pro and has experience of about 10 years in film editing and related works. He has not only edited feature films of Bollywood & Regional films but has work experience of Albums, Corporate Events, Trailers, Short films, TVC and Advertisement projects.
Right now he is engaged in next Documentary film project ‘Indian Civilization – its Continuity & Change’ at Vishuddhi Films.
Advisers & Experts
To be finalised soon
Brief-Description 'History of Yoga ' is a 6000 year journey into origin & development of yoga. Six years of extensive research & filming; contribution of 30 eminent scholars; 137 locations, 84 Archaeological sites, 37 Museums & Libraries. The story explores Yoga in Harappa Civilization, Vedas, Jainism, Sufism, Buddhism, Hatha-Yogic practices of medieval times & other peripheral doctrines. The film ends in 19th century where modern science acknowledges the potential of yoga in a new light. India's cultural heritage unfolds with wisdom of Yoga in this path defining film.