The Jury

Hollywood Awardee Actor & Singer
International High Fashion Couture Designer and CEO of Luxury Readylady lingerie & Cosmetics, Paulette Mouquet is 2 times Hollywood Awarded Singer & Actress based out in Paris, France. She is also the Executive Producer of Hollywood Star in Paris TV Reality Show as well as President & Publisher of 2 magazines (Hollywood star & Haute Couture).

Creative Designer / Director of Photography
A Creative Designer and a Photographer / videographer by profession, Amrita Dutta Tarphe is actively involved with designing, advertising, photography, videography and film making. Based in California, Amrita shuttles her time between Mumbai and the United States to impart workshops on film making from cinematic point of view to budding film makers.

Film Critic & Journalist
Saajan Verma “Sanjay” is Film Critics and Founder of – a total filmy portal featuring Bollywood news & reviews, latest releases, trends & analysis, gossips and gupshups and more. An avid Hindi writer, Saajan Verma has worked for many producers and directors in Indian Film Industry. It is this interest towards the film industry that led him to start which is now a sought after portal for anything and everything related to Bollywood and Indian Film Industry. Not only a good writer, but Saajan Verma has learnt all the ropes of film making from the stalwarts in the industry. Also a technical maverick, he has immense knowledge in the field of graphic designing and media production.

Editor & Creative Director
An Editor for a leading print industry magazine as well as a Film Critic and a Festival Director, Mahua Majumder is actively involved with editing, interviewing, as well as imparting knowledge on film criticism and film appreciation. Shuttling her time between the print media and the visual media, she is also known to conduct film based workshops on how to make low budget films without compromising on quality to budding film makers.


Chairman, Festival Jury & Director
Award winning Writer, Director, Prof. Dr. Mohan Das apart from film making has successfully conducted the Lakecity International Film Festival over the years and has now widened his horizons by taking the concept of film festivals to various cities across India and the globe. With Lakecity being a yearly event well entrenched on to the scene, he is all set to promote Indian Cinema, Art and Culture onto a global platform by joining hands and collaborating with a multitude of film festivals in many countries or offering support to a host of upcoming festivals across the world. Ayodhya International Film Festival which is now in its 14th edition is an offshoot of the same idea that aims at bringing the science, art and emotion through world cinema to the people of Ayodhya and Uttar Pradesh.

Offering a premier showcase opportunity for talented film makers and artists, celebrates avante garde cinema, felicitates masters and achievers from all walks of life, the aim of K Asif Chambal International Film Festival is to bring countries closer by building bridges to enable cross cultural exchanges, social understanding and creative ideation - Prof. Dr. Mohan Das is working tirelessly to bring films to new audiences across Eon Films through programme of screenings, working with partner organisations and of course, looking forward to deliver a great festival.

He has run short film competitions and workshops, organised screenings for international feature films, and is also working as the festival consultant for feature films. With so much of experience to gather, it was natural for him to be invited on many a film festival as jury including ICA Film Festival (Pune), Nilofer-e-Aabi International Film Festival (Mumbai), Penzance International Film Festival (Penzance, UK), HoHe International Film Festival (Germany), K Asif  Chambal International Film Festival (Etawah), Chauri Chaura International Film Festival (Gorakhpur), Frames Film Festival (Mumbai), Aahan International Short Film Festival (Mumbai), Cotton City International Film Festival (Akola), Acharya Tulsi Short Film Festival (Bikaner), Kala Samruddhi International Film Festival (Mumbai), Sand Dunes International Short Film Festival (Bikaner), Cortokino International Film Festival (Mumbai) and others.