Ashim Ahluwalia is a director, writer, and producer. His debut, “John & Jane”, premiered at the Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals and was HBO Films’ first Indian release. “Miss Lovely” was an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival, followed by “Daddy,” a biopic on gangster Arun Gawli, featuring Arjun Rampal and Farhan Akhtar. His latest Netflix series “CLA$$” explores wealth disparity and social dynamics in an elite New Delhi school. Ahluwalia was named “one of the ten best emerging film directors working today” by Phaidon Press in “Take 100: The Future of Film”, and is the only Indian filmmaker to have had films premiere in the official selections of Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, and SXSW festivals.