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From the Archives: The Greatest Show On Earth – Trailer!

The trailer for the first documentary film I worked on (screenplay and production manager), The Greatest Show on Earth, can now be viewed on director Marc Eberle’s website. The 30 min documentary follows Alok Sharma, the top policeman in charge of the 2001 Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest gathering of people on planet earth, ever! Being […]

Sadhus, Sannyasis, Ascetic Mendicants And Renouncers – India’s Holy Men

The Wild Holy Men Of India, Caught Between Past and Present Boom Boom Baba Boom Boom Baba sits on a stone platform above the Benares ghats, the steps where millions of Hindu pilgrims come to bathe every year. “I am Naga, I am very dangerous. But I will pray for you and make a good […]

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