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A team that consists of some of India’s top teachers of the subject, IFMA provides Kolkata with its Best Acting Faculty in the form of a team that includes the Following Members.

kanwarjit paintal

Professor Kanwarjit Paintal - Head of Department: Acting

Having taught some of the nations Brightest Talents at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune for over 8 years; Paintal, as he is popularly called joins hands with IFMA in an Exclusive capacity that sees him travel to Kolkata to now bring out the best in the local talent here. A veteran of 350+ films, the masterful comic actor, takes you on a journey that shows you exactly why he is called the GURU of INDIAN ACTING.

Select Filmography: Bawarchi (1972); Parichay (1972); Rafoo Chakkar (1975); The Burning Train (1980); Kranti (1981); Satte Pe Satta (1982); Sadma (1983); Kaalo (2010).

Currently On Air: Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara on Star Plus. Lakeerein Kismat Ki on Doordarshan National.

sandeep mahajan

Mr. Sandeep Mahajan - Senior Faculty: Acting

A Seasoned Theater Professional with 700 Stage Performances to his credit and 23 Professional Theater Productions as a Director, Mr. Mahajan has been a trainer with National School of Drama, Delhi and has also taught at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. At one point, a creative director with SAB TV’s runaway hit series “Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma”, Mr. Mahajan is also an exclusive faculty with IFMA in Kolkata taking a sizeable section of the classes in our curriculum.

parijat sharma

Mr. Parijat Sharma - Special Faculty: Acting

Masters in Indian Theater from Punjab University, Mr. Sharma is a renowned specialist in Acting Workshops having conducted workshops for as many as 400 people at once. A Theater Actor with vast experience to his credit, Mr. Sharma has also worked extensively as an Actor and Creative Associate with Channel 9x for their creative content.

pervez khan

Sensei Pervez Khan - Special Faculty: Film Action and Martial Arts

Famed Celebrity Trainer, 6th Dan International Taekwondo Blackbelt and a Stunt Co-ordinator and Action Director for a range of Bollywood Flicks, Sensei Parvez Khan is the trainer for the “Martial Arts and Action” module for our curriculum.

kamal nath

Shri Kamal Nath - Special Faculty : Film Dance and Choreography

25 Years in the Film Industry, Shri Kamal Nath has made the likes of Mithun Chakraborty, Kamal Hassan, Soha Ali Khan, Rituparna Sengupta dance to his moves. A firm favorite with the Late Dev Anand, Shri Nath has recently choreographed Miss Lovely, a cult hit starring the likes of stalwart Nawaazuddin Siddique. Over a hundred film credits to his name, Shri Kamal Nath is IFMA’s faculty for Dance and Choreography as part of our acting course.


The Following are our faculty for IFMA’s Film Making Course:

javed sayyed

Javed Sayyed

Head of Department: Film Making

A Renowned Editor and Film Maker. Has edited films like Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Yes Boss, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro. For full profile click here.

subhadeep sengupta

Subhadeep Sengupta


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ashok dasgupta

Ashok Dasgupta


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subhadeep ghosh

Subhadeep Ghosh

Film Editing

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