Aparna Purohit

Prime Video

Since joining Prime Video India in 2016, Aparna has successfully developed and launched all Indian Originals on the service. This includes multiple award-winning series like The Family Man, Mirzapur and Paatal Lok, International Emmy nominated – Inside Edge, and fan favourites like Suzhal – The Vortex, Breathe, Made in Heaven, Four More Shots Please!, Comicstaan, Modern Love Mumbai, Modern Love Hyderabad and many more.
In a career spanning over 19 years in the entertainment business, Aparna has championed the creation of authentic, rooted, diverse stories that explore unique perspectives and have managed to strike a chord with audiences across the world.
From beginning her career assisting directors such as Aparna Sen, Bharatbala and Naseeruddin Shah, Aparna has traversed the media landscape by leading content creation for print, radio and ads, besides developing films across languages and genres. In addition to managing the Screenwriting Lab for three years, Aparna has also worked with Sony Entertainment Television, UTV Motion Pictures, Reliance Entertainment and Mumbai Mantra Media Ltd. (film arm of the Mahindra Group) in varying capacities.
A postgraduate from the APJ Kidwai Mass Communication Research Center (MCRC), Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, Aparna has established herself as one of the most influential names in the space. She is an elected member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and has been recognized by Fortune India in its Most Powerful Women list in 2021 and 2020, India Today’s High and Mighty list, Forbes India’s list of self-made women, received a special mention in the 50 Most Influential Women’s List by Impact and has been highlighted as one of India’s most powerful women by Business Today.

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