Whacky Films is a production house based in Mumbai that specializes in the production of TV Commercials.
With a combined experience of over 20 years in production we have shot commercials in almost every
category. Whacky Films has access to several local and international directors who specialize in Fashion &
Beauty, Automobiles, Food, FMCG, Tourism, Retail or Finance. Be it a simple storytelling shoot to a
complicated CG commercial where we have the means to making it happen with associations with CG
companies in Los Angeles, London, Paris, Kiev, Singapore or Bangkok. We would rather do justice to a
script and ensure the film than do a bad film which no one remembers.
Whacky Films exercises as an ‘Idea House’ to create TVC’s across genres, delivering value to it
consistently. We thrive on the knowledge and expertise of its people, and in undertaking in-depth
research towards understanding and creating meaningful content that sells.
Our team will conduct deep research to find out how to best fulfill our client’s demands by offering the
widest choice of directors but always keeping high standards as our main aim. Through our international
partner we are able to give each script due diligence by suggesting a director who would do justice to the
script and are confident in his capabilities to deliver a truly master piece.
As our name Whacky Films – we do have a crazy and mad office filled with whacky people from our
Production Manager to the Runner… who have their own belief and understanding of what Whacky Films
As Whacky Films, we are truly talented individuals who love the adrenaline rush of a shoot… and have a
crazy sense of humor which our clients love.
Born in Mumbai, moved to Dubai in 1980 when life was worth living and much simpler, did his schooling and college. Soon he was lured into the world of production in 2002 at Emirates Studios and eventually in formed Tambi Studios in 2004 and did a series of successful television commercials’ with several of the top agencies in the Middle East.
He further pushed his desire for knowledge and did a course with the Manhattan Film Academy(New York), under the guidance of Robert Tutak & Agnieszka Holland (a two time Oscar Nominee). He started Whacky Films in 2010 to pursue his passion for producing TV Commercials which has seen the company producing for some of the biggest brands in the world.
Anil Sonawane, Executive Producer
Anil Sonawane has an experience of 13 years in the Industry and has worked with agencies like FCB Ulka, DDB Mudra. He has also been a part of a few production houses as a Producer. He is not just Hard-working but also has a 'Go-Getter" Attitude. Anil has won an award in DDB Mudra for producing a 'Public Service Radio Spot'. He's a Netflix 'KEEDA' and love watching documentaries. a Hardcore foodie and can eat everything that moves on this planet.
Anupama Malhotra, Consulting Executive Producer
Our Consulting EP, Anupama Malhotra is a senior ad film & documentary producer involved in planning and execution of commercials, music videos and documentaries over the last 20 years and till most recently produced diverse films such as iconic Australian rock band INXS’ Video “ Never Let You Go; “ Shot in Bombay” - a BBC 4 / Sundance Channel commissioned film; “ Mumbai Disconnected; a Danish Film adaptation of Jacques Attali’s book “ A brief history of the future“ amongst many other notable commercials
Prior to that Anupama was the Creative & Business Head of Nimbus Communications Adfilms division and has also been the Inhouse Producer for Phat Phish Films. Early on in her career Anupama has also worked with B4U Entertainment; TV18; Bharat Bala Productions ( on the iconic Vande Mataram Project ); ELTV and Crest Communications and has a PG Diploma in film making from the Vancouver Film School along with a PG Diploma in Advertising & Marketing from Xaviers Institute of Communicat
Dhaku Sawant, Accountant
He started his career 20 years ago and started as an Account Assistant and is now a Head Accountant for Whacky films.
He is the only sane person in the whole team.
He is a key member of the team.
Shweta, Assistant Director
Shweta a.k.a Nerd is a BMM Graduate who is a University topper and our Ms.Know-it-all. She has an enthusiasm of 16 year old who prefers having Shots than coming to work and is also inclined towards post-production, puts in her heart and soul at whatever she does.
Sunil Salunke, Production Runner
He is just as cool as you see the picture! He is a savior to every one of us.