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Born in the Himalayas, Gaurav Raturi graduated from DU and did his masters in International Business in Delhi. He quit his corporate job in 2011 and co-founded Filmbooth for promoting short films as the next big thing in entertainment.

art and culture Updated: Sep 19, 2012 11:32 IST

Home is in:

Saket


Native place:

Chamoli, Himalayas


School/college I attended:

Amity International School , Ramjas College, Delhi School of Economics


I earn my living by:

Crowd funding these days, seriously


I desire in a woman: Consistency, honesty, friendliness


I appreciate most about my friends:

Their consistent support and belief in my work


My wildest fantasy:

If the wildest fantasy becomes true: D


My worst nightmare:

I don’t sleep that much :0


How I want to die:

Die while I am dreaming


My present state of mind:

Disillusioned


I can’t stand:

Too many questions, follow ups


I dream to be:

A traveller who’s seen all of India


Can’t do without this:

Internet — the Bermuda triangle of creativity — Gmail,Facebook, YouTube


Facebook Friends at present:

563


A book I’m reading right now:

Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi


My biggest indulgence:

A trip to Bali last year


Sexual preference:

Straight


Beer or Wine:

Neither. I stay away


I love to shop at:

It’s funny, but I don’t like to shop, I’m a guy who loves the intangibles in life


My heroes in real life:

My mom and my teachers


My motto:

Don’t generalise


I love partying at:

My friends place


If not in India, I would live in:

Russia


Cotton or satin:

Anything


My last regret purchase:

Nothing as such. I buy everything after research



About him...


Born in the Himalayas, Gaurav Raturi graduated from DU and did his masters in International Business in Delhi. He quit his corporate job in 2011 and co-founded Filmbooth for promoting short films as the next big thing in entertainment. Currently, he is doing everything from interacting with filmmakers, and film club members to watching and curating films. He has worked with the UN, British Council, and TERI for building film festivals on social themes in the past. An avid traveller, Gaurav aims to put Delhi on the map as the short film capital of India. For more on Filmbooth log on to:

www.filmbooth.in



Next film festival...


What: FIRST CUT: Short films premier and screening, a monthly film club for short filmmakers


Where: India Habitat Centre


When: October 7th