CEO, Sikhya Entertainment / Film Producer: The Lunchbox, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Gangs of Wasseypur I & II / 12 Women Achievers in Global Entertainment, The Hollywood Reporter
Voted as one of the top 12 women achievers in the Global Entertainment industry by The Hollywood Reporter and among the top 50 Indians changing India by India Today, Guneet is a game-changer in Indian cinema. She has had 9 films in Cannes and 14 films in Toronto and has collaborated with some of the most reputed sales agents like The Match Factory, Elle Driver, Fortissimo, and West End. After partnering with visionary director Anurag Kashyap, Guneet produced a stunning 23 films in 4 years, including commercial successes like Gangs of Wasseypur I & II, and international prestige projects like Michael Winterbottom’s Trishna. In 2013, she produced the ‘The Lunchbox’ which became a global sensation, garnering 23m USD in global box office and earning the film a BAFTA nomination for Best Foreign Film. Monga’s most recent film Masaan, won the FIPRESCI prize at Cannes and she is co-producing the Hindi remake of the French blockbuster Intouchables with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. A groundbreaking producer on every level, Monga is the youngest person to be conferred with the ‘Most Powerful Women in Indian Business Award’ by Business Today in 2014.