Kundalini Pictures

Dileep Singh Rathore - dileep@kpics.net

Dileep was born and raised in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Dileep's early education was at St. Xavier's school in Jaipur. He has a Master of Arts in History, Politics and Economics from the University of Rajasthan.

After completing University Dileep began working on films shooting in Rajasthan. He was mentored by Shashi Kapoor, one of Bollywood's superstars while filming ''The Deceivers'' . He moved to Mumbai to work on the Indo-Russian co-production, Ajooba. Dileep worked between Moscow, Yalta, Frunze and Mumbai. He continued to work in film throughout India primarily on commercials and international feature productions.

Dileep set up On The Road India (OTR), a Production Company servicing international productions filming in India and South Asia. In 2000, Dileep moved to the United States to set up Los Angeles based production company Kundalini Pictures LLC in partnership with award wining Director Digvijay Singh and producer Emmanuel Pappas.

With over 18 years of production experience in the South Asian region Dileep has been leading the way in promoting India as a production destination. Dileep has also been invited to share his expertise at international panels such as at the ''American Film Market'', ''Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles'' and the ''Association of Film Commissioners International''.

As Producer Dileep's credits include, the Oscar nominated, Little Terrorist; the Cannes 'official selection' documentary, Darshan directed by Jan Kounen; Maya, 1st runner up people's choice awards, Toronto International Film Festival and Return to Rajapur, 'Official Selection' at Tribecca Film Festival.

Most recently Dileep has been involved with Warner Bros. Johnny depp starrer Shantaram, as line producer/co-producer and the Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones action adventure film.


Producer / Co-Producer
• 7 Conversations (2009) (Development) USA
• Trouble (2009) (Development) USA
• 4 Scenes (2008) USA
• Nous resterons sur Terre (France) (2007)
• Monsoon (2006) USA
• Return to Rajapur (2005). USA
• Little Terrorist (2004). UK
• Darshan (2004) France
• Maya (2001). USA
• Le Rajput Cavalier (1999) France
• Once Upon a Time (1995) India
• Color of History (1994) India

Line Producer
• Shantaram (2009) (Pre-production) (India Shoot) USA
• Samsara (India Shoot) (2008) USA

• 4 Scenes (2008) USA
• DIRT: The Movie (India Shoot) (2008) USA
• Nous resterons sur Terre (France) (2007)
• Blood Diamond (2006). USA (India Shoot only)
• Das Wilde Leben (Eight Miles High) (2006). Germany
• Return to Rajapur (2005). US
• Fire In Paradise (1997). France

Production Manager / (UPM)
• City Of Joy (1992). Tristar Pictures/USA (Rajasthan Shoot Only)
• Decievers (1988). Merchant-Ivory/UK

Production Co-ordinator
• Ajooba (1991). Gorky Studio/India/Russia
• Hathi (1998). Canada
• Queenie (1987) UK

Emmanuel Pappas




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