Himanshu began his filmmaking career as an assistant on Mira Nair's Kamasutra- A Tale of Love. Further to that he went on to the performing arts, acting in a number of feature films, notably Tum Bin, Khwahish etc. He turned filmmaker in 2012 - Writing and Directing, his first short - 'Q.E.D (Quod Erat Demonstradum). MALIK PICTURES is a production house that was founded in 2014 under which Himanshu has directed various music videos and advertising content for numerous India based brands.
CHITRAKUT is his first fiction feature, which is also been Produced by his company Malik Pictures.
Akbar Arabiyan is a Pune based film producer, philanthropist and patron of the arts. As a champion for independent cinema and he has had considerable success as Co-Producer starting with his brother-in-law actor/director Rupesh Kumar’s film Hai Meri Jaan (1991) starring Kumar Gaurav, Aisha Jhulka, Asgar Arabiyan, Sunil Dutt & Hema Malini, and Bappi Lahiri was the Music Director. In 1993, Akbar went on to co-produce Meri Aan starring Ayub Khan, Farheen, Prithvi, Mukesh Khanna, Shabaz Khan & Sanjay Dutt in a guest role and furthered his career producing rom-com Kis Kis Kismat (2004) and romantic-drama Khwahish (2003), which launched Mallika Sherawat's career in India as well as in American films. Akbar holds an MBA post graduate degree, is a national high school and collage football player, boxer and has organised many international karate Tournaments. CHITRAKUT is Akbar's fifth feature film as producer.