Sruti Harihara Subramanian – Film maker and Entrepreneur

On the second episode of Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs”, we have Sruti Harihara Subramanian, who has conceived and directed the Amazon Exclusive musical docu-series “Harmony with A. R. Rahman.” Sruti is a National award winning film maker and a theater actor with a deep love for animals and the environment.

Her debut feature documentary ‘A Far Afternoon ‘ on eminent painter Krishen Khanna bagged the Rajat Kamal for the best art/cultural film at the 63rd Indian National Film Awards and also the best music for non- feature film. It has been screened across various film festivals and cities including London, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Hyderabad, Stockholm and in the USA. It has been nominated for the best documentary in the New York Indian International Film Festival 2016 and at The Indian Film Festival at Stuttgart.

Sruti’s company Happy Wanderer Films has several national and international corporate and ad films to its credit for companies and NGOs like Piramal Enterprises, Vasan Eye Care, Brittania, Amec Foster Wheeler , Craft Council of India, Villgro, Cuomo Foundation an Ngo based in Monaco etc.

Sruti is the founder trustee of The Cinema Resource Centre (TCRC) which is a not-for-profit public archive of Indian cinema designed to enable research on the audio-visual cultural artifacts produced by Indian films, especially those made in the regional languages of South India.

Sruti also runs a platform to bring environment-friendly products to the mainstream market. Sruti has been working on a couple of feature film scripts and in her spare time she pursues her love for acting by performing with the Chennai based theatre group Theatre Nisha.