Luminar Team

Gijo P Mathews

Managing Director

Chairman and Managing Director of Luminar Group of Institutions, comprising Luminar Film Academy, Luminar Institute of Management Studies, IMMRI Business School, Global Academy of Quality Control and

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Devendranath Sankaranarayanan

HOD Acting

A Researcher / Practitioner in the area of performance, training, directing, dramaturgy, producing and marketing. He is a Master of Arts in International Performance Research from the University of Wa

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Arun Gopi

Associate Faculty

Arun Gopi is one of those emerging New Generation film directors. He is the director of the 2017 release Malayalam movie ‘Ramaleela’.

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M. Padmakumar

Associate Faculty

M. Padmakumar is a film director in Malayalam cinema. He has worked as assistant director to a number of leading directors and later became an independent director. He is known for the film Vaasthav

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Babu Janardhanan

Associate Faculty

Babu Janardhanan is a film Director, who has worked predominantly in Malayalam movie industry. He has worked in popular movies like Kallante Katha, Samuelinte Makkal . Babu Janardhanan’s previo

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Jithu Damodar

Associate Faculty

Jithu Damodar is a popular cinematographer from the Malayalam cinema. He started his career in the 2012 Malayalam political thriller film, Veendum Kannur, starring Anoop Menon in the lead role. Th

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Balachandran Chullikkad

Associate Faculty

Balachandran Chullikkad is a poet, actor, lyricist, music composer, writer and play back singer. He got National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film Narration/Voice Over for The 18 Elephants –3 Mo

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Shoby Thilakan

Associate Faculty

Shoby Thilakan is a dubbing artist and an actor. He mainly acts in Television serials. His presence is conspicuous in Asianet, SuryaTV, Kairali and Mazhavil Manorama. Shobi’s trump card, be it on

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Vinod Nair

Manager

Vinod Nair is a Film and Serial Artist. His ongoing serial is ‘Ennu Swantham Jany’ which is telecasted in Surya T.V. He has been writing articles and Short stories in Malayalam Weeklies. He is not

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Roshni Dinaker

Associate Faculty

Ms. Roshni Dinaker is a Filmmaker and Costume designer. She has worked in more than 50 films in Kannada, Tamil and Telungu film industries as Costume designer. Her directorial debut is the Malayalam

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Midhun Manuel Thomas

Associate Faculty

Midhun Manuel Thomas is a Director and Screenwriter. He is the Scriptwriter of the 2014 hit Ohm Shanthi Oshana. He directed the movie Aadu in 2015. Midhun’s other movies are Ann Maria Kalippilanu, A

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Jinu V Abraham

Associate Faculty

Jinu V Abraham is a Scriptwriter and Director. He made his debut with ‘Masters’ as Screenplay writer in 2012. He scripted and directed London Bridge in 2014. The 2017 hit Adam Joan was written and

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