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Geetanjali Tikekar Kharbanda is a renowned actor in the television industry. She is known for her role in Kasautii Zindagii Kay as Aparna and in “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.. Ek Baar Phir” as Anjali. Her career started with a role in the serial “Jersey No. 10” on SAB TV. Following her launch, she played various roles including Nilanjana in “Tere Liye” on Star Plus.

Her role as Aparna in “Kasautii Zindagii Kay” gained a lot of popularity and her face was known in each part of the nation. She also bagged a lot of appreciation and awards for the same role, including the Best Actress title in the Indian Television Academy Awards in a Negative Role and the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in Supporting Role, post which there was no looking back her. Her latest lead appearance in “Shubh Laabh – Aapke Ghar Mein” as Savita Toshniwal on Sony Sab is much appreciated by the audience.

Akshay Chawla

Akshay Chawla is a senior Sales Engagement Leader at Disney + Hotstar OTT Platform. A veteran in media strategy, he has over 14 years of experience working in the most renowned media investment firms. He has been a trusted advisor to brands like Coca-Cola, Hero MotoCorp, Dyson, Nokia, Apollo Tyres & Yakult. He moved into his current role from Mindshare where he was working as the Senior Director.

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Brijesh Mathur

Brijesh Mathur is a Practicing Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and law graduate from Delhi University. The Managing Partner of B Mathur & Company, Brijesh is a renowned Corporate and IPR Consultants with his head office at New Delhi and overseas offices at United Kingdom, Qatar, UAE and USA. He is the founder of Pramanit Foundation, a non-profit society that aims at providing education and health benefits to unprivileged children with a focus on girls’ education and their upbringing and women empowerment. He is also the President of Federation for Promotion of Global Economic and Cultural Relations (FGECR).


Manuj M Gupta is an entrepreneur who ventures into multiple lines of business, primarily into Food & Beverages. He started his business ventures with his family business of importing and trading engineering plastic raw material. Bringing his concept of F&B alive through his venture – The Darzi Bar & Kitchen at Connaught Place, New Delhi, Manuj conceptualized the idea of a restaurant with unbelievable range of option in the vegetarian section. Manuj hails from a business family and holds an engineering degree from Nagpur.

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