Hyderabad| Mr. Sohan Roy, Chairman and CEO of UAE based Aries Group of Companies got awarded with Gathjod Lifetime Achievement Award in Hyderabad at Indywood Film Carnival for his glorious work for Indian Film industry and many other fields. Gathjod India that has started its Lifetime Achievement Award this year is very happy to announce that it selected Mr. Sohan Roy for their first Award. Gathjod has done many remarkable works in the social service since last 20 years, has given several remarkable publications to the benefit of the government’s welfare activities to the masses. Even it has also given a movie to the world telling the solutions for Global Warming, so that it will be reduced.
Mr. Roy is the founder director of 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood which aims to elevate the Indian Film Industry to global standards in the next five years through a consortium of 2000 Indian billionaires and corporates and make India’s 1 rs equals to $1 again. Roy is also making a 300 crore budget movie ‘Mahavir Karna’. He is a serial entrepreneur who is consistently featured in Forbes Middle East’s list of Top 50 business owners and a Hollywood filmmaker of Indian origin, Sohan Roy aims to establish 10,000 4K projection multiplex screens, 100,000 2K/4K projection home cinemas, 8K/4K film studios, 100 animation/VFX studios and film schools adhering to international standards through Indywood. Mr. Roy is also the president of Non resident Indian producers association (NRIPA). He is also the president of International Maritime Club (IMC) and the founder of the first global maritime TV channel, Marine BizTV. His debut Hollywood venture as the movie director of ‘DAM999′ triggered worldwide debates & rethinking on dam safety and its ecological impact. The movie was shortlisted for the Oscars and its script written by him has been selected by the Oscar Library to its permanent core collection. His documentary titled “DAMs – the Lethal Water Bombs? has won 23 International Awards. He has 6 International technical paper presentations and 25 fully developed creative research products to his credit. Aries International Maritime Research Institute (AIMRI) is the latest in the row of his creative Concepts. He is a free spirited individual who is in constant search of ultimate experiences which can fire his imagination and creativity. In his leisure time, Sohan Roy the entrepreneur is known to immerse himself in various disciplines which drive him to learn and experience new things in life. A Creative Designer by profession and a Visionary by action, Sohan Roy has a glittering record of achievements with a rare combination of experience in Cinema, Visual Media, Medical and Maritime Industry. His debut directorial venture DAM999, a 2D to 3D converted Movie of India made in the Hollywood format, became the first Movie from India to enter Mainstream Oscars with five selections in three categories. The movie script written by him found its place in the Oscar Library, and the curtain raiser documentary “DAMS- The lethal Water Bombs” went on to win 23 International Awards and numerous industry accolades.
He is also the producer and Project Designer of various International Movie Projects, and promoter of Indian Movies at International Film Festivals. His passion towards technology drove him to set up Ariesplex, the first dual 4K ATMOS theatre in the country, and establish the first Total security Studio Network Platform complying Motion Picture Association of America standards to execute post-production works of international projects in India along with co-production and distribution support.
Sohan Roy is also the CEO and founder of Aries Group of Companies, a consortium of 45 companies from 15 countries with its headquarters in the UAE. A Naval Architect by Profession and a Guinness Entry recipient, he also holds a Diploma in Film Direction from the Hollywood Film Institute.
Sohan Roy started his career as a Marine Engineer and initiated Aries Marine, the flagship company of Aries Group and the largest Ship Design and Consultancy firm in the Middle East in the year 1998.
Headquartered at Sharjah, Aries Marine has branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, India, Qatar, Bahrain, Shanghai, Houston, Azerbaijan, Dammam, Fujairah, Doha, RAK and Singapore. Powered by cutting edge technology and a committed professional team of engineers & technicians, Aries Marine provides complete solutions to the wide ranging needs of the maritime industry through its various specialized divisions which offer unique services in Design Consultancy, Offshore Engineering, Hull Thickness Gauging, Non-Destructive Testing, OCTG, Load Test/Lifting Inspection, Third Party Inspection Services, Plant Inspection, Rope Access, Marine Survey, Project Management and Yacht Interiors, to Marine Software and Technical Documentation
His passion towards cinema encouraged him to establish his foothold in Visual Media with the launch of the first Global Maritime TV channel, Marine BizTV and Medical Channel, Medi BizTV, generating more than 8500 hours of infotainment content in the last 10 years. His event management skills to identify young talents required for the visual media through talent search competitions initiated a revolution in 2004 among youngsters. These talent scouts have identified many new generation Film Makers and Actors who are now the pride of our present Film Industry. Sohan Roy is an accomplished performance driven professional and a proven leader, credited with pioneering innovations and is a force to reckon with.
The award was presented by Mr. Ravindra Arora, Procuders, Diectors and Actor (President of Bharat Cine and TV writer Association) Committee member of Dada Saheb Phalke Academy & treasurer of Western India film producers association and Mr. Mahavir Kumar Soni, Chief Editor of “Sarkari Tantra”, CEO of “Gathjod” news magazine, “Gathjodindia.com” & “Bharat News TV Prime”. He is also the chairperson of ICJVSCA [International centre for Jyotish, Vaastu, Spiritual and Cultural Activities Trust (Regd.)] and former president of Rajasthan State Officers & Employee Federation. Mr. Soni who is the organizer of this award, is also a writer, social activist & famous astrologer awarded with Rashtriya Samaaj Gaurav, Bhartiya Jyotish Ratna, Vaastu Mahrishi, Jyotish Shiromani and so many.
Producer – Director Mr. Ehsaan Bharti and Mr. Shyam Kurup, Director Indywood Film Market and vice-president of NRIPA (Non resident Indian Producers association) were also present during the award presenting.