Sneha Iype Varma
Founder / Partner / Executive Producer, Nirvana Films

Sneha Iype Varma is the Founder / Partner / Executive Producer of Nirvana Films. As one-half of the director producer duo that founded ‘Nirvana Films’ in 2001, Sneha has produced over 500 films this far. Under her supervision, Nirvana has been listed consecutively as “India’s Best production House “- Brand Equity: Economic times survey 2007 until 2019.’Nirvana’ is best known for the work done for Vodafone India, apart from several tourism campaigns including the Incredible India campaigns.
Sneha’s vision for Nirvana helped it grow from a single director company to include a panel of directors, with a presence in Mumbai and Bangalore. Nirvana has been awarded at Cannes, London International, and several other platforms. Giving voice to the production scenario in India, Sneha often finds herself on jury panels (Cannes Lions 2012 film craft), Ciclope festival at Berlin and Japan (Nov 2014/ 2019) and speaker forums – Tedx India / IMRB and workshops.
She has also published a short story that she wrote, as part of a book called – ‘Dog stories’ based on Cheeka, a pug that changed Indian Advertising. Apart from managing work, Sneha manages her three children, several dogs and juggles other challenging duties with complete calm.