Conversations – with Alex Sangha and with Mahesh Danannavar – on their respective films – screening at NYIFF 2022

Alex is the founder of the Sher Vancouver LGBTQ Friends Society which is a social, cultural, and support non-profit organization for LGBTQ South Asians and friends. Sher Films is a division of the Sher Vancouver LGBTQ Friends Society, which again is a member of the Canadian Media Producers Association. He has produced an award-winning short documentary film entitled, My Name Was January. Emergence: Out of the Shadows is his debut feature film. Alex is the recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada. Do visit and

Mahesh Danannavar is an Indian film producer. He is well-known for his cinematic works in various regional languages. He is founder of MD Media Corp, a Bangalore based production house, known for producing entertaining films in multiple languages. The “Shu Thayu?!” is the Gujarati movie produced by Mahesh Danannavar, which went on to create box-office history. Shu Thayu?! had the second highest collection in Gujarati cinema till date. Gandhi & Co, is produced by Mahesh Danannavar under the banner of MD Media Corp.

Do listen- in to the conversations, on our Show, Saat Samundar Paar, today, 11 May, on MeraSangeet Gold, at 9:00AM,1:00 PM,5:00 PM and 9:00 PM – EST. You can also catch the interview on MeraSangeet USA at 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM – EST. Alex talks about his film, Emergence: Out of the Shadows. Mahesh talks about his film, Gandhi & Co – both being screened at the New York Indian Film Festival, 2022.