About L.V.PRASAD FILM & TV ACADEMY
Our founder Mr. L.V. Prasad, producer, actor, director, and recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, first conceived of creating a film academy in the 1950s. His son Mr. Ramesh Prasad realized his father’s dream in 2005. Today, the vision is under the care of L.V. Prasad’s grandson, Mr. Sai Prasad. 372 graduates have emerged from the Academy so far, many of whom are well-established professionals in the industry. Our students have consistently done well in festivals, winning awards, both in India and abroad. Our annual convocations have been honored by the presence of industry luminaries such as Nandita Das, Javed Akhtar, Kamal Hassan, A.R. Rehman, Rajamouli, Goutham Menon, Hansal Mehta, Anurag Kashyap, Vishal Bhardwaj, K. Balachander, Maniratnam, Shaji. N. Karun and Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Our advisory committee members are Shyam Benegal, Kamal Hassan, AVM Saravanan, Shashi Kumar, Nandita Das, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Mani Ratnam.