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R Balki

R Balki is the Co-founder and Director at Hope Productions, an esteemed production house based in Mumbai.

Balki, whose full name is R Balakrishnan, is a well-known figure in the advertising industry. He worked at Mullen Lowe Lintas for 22 years and eventually retired as a Group Chairman.

Initially, he began his career at Mudra Communications and developed a strong passion for advertising. He created several successful advertising campaigns, including "Daag Achche Hain" for Surf Excel, "Jaago re" ads for Tata Tea, and "What an idea sirji" for Idea Cellular.

Over the years he has worked on numerous commercials the recent one being a campaign featuring the bollywood duo Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan for Everest.

Additionally, Balki is renowned for directing several popular Bollywood films and Web series such as Cheeni Kum (2007), Paa (2009), Pad Man (2018), Mission Mangal (2019), Chup: Revenge of The Artist (2022), Lust Stories 2 and more.

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