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Amit Khanna

Former Chairman of Reliance Broadcasting Network, Amit Khanna is a poet, writer, film director and producer. He's one of the few thinkers who is able to view the business of entertainment objectively. In his spare time Amit Khanna goes to his beautiful home in Simla and spends time there writing.

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