Faruq Masudi is Head MERC KU

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SRINAGAR:  Prominent Director, writer and producer Faruq Masudi  has taken over the charge of the Media Education Research Centre University of Kashmir.

An acclaimed producer and director with over thirty five years experience in mass media, Faruq Masudi has more than two thousand episodes of TV serials and family shows to his credit as a writer, director and producer

He has returned to his roots in Kashmir after about four decades.” I am thankful to Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad  for reposing his trust in me and I will try my best to come expectations of the students, media fraternity and the civil society at large.” said  Masudi after taking over the charge.   After obtaining his Masters degree in English Literature from the University of Kashmir, Farooq Masudi joined three years program of film direction at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He graduated in 1975, proudly leaving behind his film to be taught as text at the television program of the Institute. Masoodi spent a few years as Chief Assistant Director to some of the most famous Bollywood film directors like Lekh Tandon and Basu Chatterje. He then moved on to join international advertising agencies like Lintas, Clarion McCann and Redifussion to head their film divisions. In 1984, he was invited by Manhattan Advertising Ltd to head their operations in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Masudi is a fiction writer and writes in his mother tongue, Kashmiri also.His play “College Pather’ and short story ‘Atop the Mountain Caucasus ’ have been prescribed in B.A and M.A syllabi of Kashmiri language by the University of Kashmir. His radio play ‘Deer, Oh Dear’ has been translated into 26 Indian languages.

 

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