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About Us

Founded with the dream of backing stories worth telling, Vistaar / WSG was set up in 2004.

With Vistaar as the financing arm and WSG as the production company, it remains committed to backing quality content and has produced a diverse range of quality cinema powered by the conviction of the filmmakers vision.

Led by producer Sheetal Talwar and director, Bhavna Talwar,the boutique production firm under the WSG banner produced its maiden film venture ‘Dharm’ which bagged the indian national film award and was an official selection at the 60th Cannes Film Festival.

Having produced indian language films, the vision of being georgraphy agnostic led to the production of ‘The Joneses’ , the firms’ maiden international feature starring Demi Moore and David Duchovny.

Balancing a steady slate of indian as well as international films since its humble beginnings in 2004, Vistaar / WSG is credited with critically, commercially and poignant cinema such as Ram Gopal Varmas’ ‘Rann’ starring Amitabh Bachchan , Paul Andrew Williams directed ‘ The Eichmann Show’ starring Martin Freeman and anthony La Paglia, south african comedy ‘Finding Lenny’ among numerous others.

Moving ahead, the company driven by a passionate team has in place a strong slate of feature films in stages of post production, production and development, with some of the finest directorial and acting talent.

Sanjeev Bikhchandani

Sanjeev Bikhchandani, is the Founder and Executive Vice-Chairman of Info Edge (India) Limited. Mr. Bikhchandani obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Stephen College, Delhi University in 1984 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (“PGDM”) from IIM, Ahmedabad in 1989. He joined us in April 2000. His work experience includes an advertising position at Lintas India Limited, a marketing position at HMM Limited (now known as Glaxo SmithKline), and a senior management position at CMYK Printech Private Limited (owner of The Pioneer newspaper). Sanjeev, along with his partner Hitesh Oberoi, won the “Ernst and Young – Entrepreneur of the Year” award in 2008 for Business Transformation. He also won the Dataquest Pathbreaker Award & the Teacher’s Achievement Award for Business in 2008. Sanjeev is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship at conferences and at business schools.

Muralidhara (Murli) Kadaba

Muralidhara (Murli) Kadaba, a senior banker is the Founder and CMD of the firm. Murli has over 20 years of corporate experience, with proven expertise in general management, Sales & Distribution, product development & marketing and Analytics across consumer banking, wealth management, consumer lending, Mortgages and payment products. He combines intuition with analytical abilities and has a bias for organization building and sound strategy. He has worked at the helm in several start-up projects where speed and execution were the keys to success.

Murli has served as the President and Chief Executive of Financial Services vertical at Reliance Retail Ltd., as Country Manager for India and Area Countries at American Express. Murli was Vice President and Head of Investment Products at Citibank-India. Murli has served on the boards of American Chamber Of Commerce and Financial Planning Standards Board. He continues to serve as an Advisor to Reliance Industries Ltd., is a member of the advisory board of Indian Institute of Learning Management, is an active member of Young Presidents Organization, a Charter Member of TIE ( The Indus Entrepreneurs) and Member of Indian Angel Network. Murli is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur and is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from SJCE, Mysore.