Ankita Chakravarty

The Taskmaster

With a heart that yearned to explore and share stories of people, food and culture, there was nothing more to do for Ankita but travel around the world to seek them. Her passion for storytelling stems from the intricacies of tales that are waiting to be told. She takes the raw and naive familiarity embedded in these stories and directs them into visual experiences. In a career that has navigated seamlessly into spells of creative explorations, Ankita finds herself craving for more transformative experiences.

From being Channel Director at Shemaroo to Series Director at Fox Life and Co- Creative Director & Unit Director at History Channel, Ankita’s career journey is no short of an adventure. She has under her belt, a plethora of experience in directing lifestyle shows including stints with production houses such as Big Synergy and Wizcraft. Her creative streaks have led her to interesting projects such as Story Producer at Bigg Boss with Endemol, EP on Maa Ki Daal with Food Food, Creative Director for Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana anong many others. A chef herself, Ankita has successfully executed her most recent show for Culture Machine called ‘Awesome Sauce India’. She has also been a recipient of the Best Food Show Award ITA in 2015 for her show Eat Manual.