The Media division of the Sakal International Learning Centre (SILC) offers various programs that are focused with the objective to create professionals in the field of Media.

These courses are designed with a combination of theory and in-depth practical knowledge shared by the working professionals using an experiential learning methodology.


Bhaurao-Karade Bhaurao Kharade screened his Oscar nominated film Khwada for the students of SILC and also interacted with the students

Director-Aditya-SarpotdarDirector Aditya Sarpotdar was invited to SILC to guide the students about the director’s role in films

Dr-Jabbar-PatelDr. Jabbar Patel inaugurated the Campus Film Club at SILC and gave instructions about the scope in film making and the requisite qualities

Girish-KulkarniGirish Kulkarni’s award winning film Valu was screened at SILC followed by his interaction with the students

Dr-Maya-TulpuleDr. Maya Tulpule, producer of the award winning awareness film Neetal spoke to the SILC students here experiences after making this film

Vibhavari-DeshpandeVibhavari Deshpande, the famous Marathi film actress shared her experiences about the film industry and precautions that film makers should take to avoid a failure

Vasim-ManerVasim Maner, director of the Oscar nominated film Hou de jarasa ushir revealed the secrets behind making feature films in a specific budget during a session with students of SILC

Vijay-KondkeVijay Kondke, the former chairman of the Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal give details about various schemes of the federation and benefits that film makers could take advantage

Samar-NakhateRenowned film critic and teachers of film making, Samar Nakhate interacted with the students at SILC

Sandeep-KulkarniActor director Sandeep Kulkarni shed light on the present condition of Marathi film industry and its prospects

Sunil-NarkarSunil Narkar came all the way from Bollywood to narrate his experiences about Oscar nominated films like Lagan and also told the students about different opportunities in the field

Upendra-LimayeNational award winning actor Upendra Limaye had a healthy interaction with SILC students

Vijaya Jadhav
  • Won three awards for short films including two national and one international
  • Organized an international short film festival in Pune
  • Established VijayayaLaxmi Production a film production company
  • Launched a Marathi film Land 1857 which is in its post-production stage now
Meenakshi Bhat
  • Launched an Uttarakhandi film which is in its post-production stage now
Nilesh Karandikar
  • Joined SAAM Television as a trainee
  • Today he is working as an assistant cameraman there
Rajesh Pawar
  • Working with VijayaLakshmi Productions
Shrirang Takalkar
  • Working with Vijayalakshmi Productions
  • Completed several projects as an independent cameraman
Pooja Thigale (anchoring)
  • Anchored several editions of stage shows by Idea SaReGaMaPa Little Champs
  • Interned at Saam TV for three months
  • Established Sukanya – a platform for awareness related to girl child
  • Played the host for a commercial video for marketing a restaurant in Rajgurunagar
Seven students of anchoring
  • Selected to anchor different discussions, lectures and debates organized as part of the Pune International Literary Festival held at Yashada
Five students of anchoring
  • Selected to anchor various film shows as part of the Kirloskar Vasundhara Environment Film Festival held in Pune
Sanat Pandit (anchoring)
  • Working as assistant editor for Savdhaan India a serial on Life OK channel
Sanmita Dhapte (anchoring)
  • Made a debut as a playback singer for a Marathi film
  • Presently stages and anchors her own Marathi concerts
Milind Bawa (anchoring)
  • Has done voice overs for several English and Marathi documentaries
  • Anchors almost all events held in his company Praj Industries
Girish Kelkar (anchoring)
  • Runs a travel company and is organizing a special programme to highlight Places of Architectural Heritage in India
Purnima Kulkarni (anchoring)
  • Launched a multi-faceted YouTube channel ItsMyLife
Vishal and Vinod Vairage
  • Produced 25 videos for YouTube Channel ItsMyLife
Mrunmayee Kulkarni (anchoring)
  • Selected to be a part of a Marathi Film
Ameya Kulkarni (film making)
  • Working as editor with Dnyana Prabodhini for creating educational films
Vinod Vairage
  • Worked as an independent assistant director for various production houses
Film making student
  • One of our film making students involved in research for famous Marathi serial Jai Malhar
Harshada Udgikar-Madgulkar
  • Created several short films, documentaries and commercials
  • Joined SILC as visiting faculty for anchoring batches
Charuhas Pandit and Amrut Purandare
  • Did a YouTube film making course at SILC before creating a YouTube channel for their famous cartoon strip Chintu
Nandu Londhe
  • Created music albums after attending a course in intro to sound engg
Marathi film producer-director Aditya Sarpotdar invited to share his experiences about hit Marathi movie Uladhal

Marathi film producer-director Vasim Maner came down from Satara to interact with the students of film making and also agreed to be a part of the Advance Training Programme

Dr. Jabbar Patel conducted Media Vision a film workshop for our students

Sandeep Kulkarni guided students during Media Vision

Girish Kulkarni, director of award winning Marathi films interacted with students of film making after launching the film club

Sunil Narkar, the only Marathi actor in Hollywod came down to conduct a workshop for film making students

Upendra Limaye, national award winning Marathi film actor shared experience with our students of film making, anchoring and photography

Bhaurao Kharade director of Oscar nominated Marathi film Khawada shared experiences with our students of film making

Vijay Kondke, chairman of Marathi Film Federation spoke to students about schemes, rules and regulations of the Federation

Samar Nakhate, renowned faculty in film making visited SILC to interact with the students

Vibhavari Deshpande, award winning Marathi and Hindi film actress interacted with the students

Film Appreciation course conducted in association with Film Archives of India and Federation of Film Societies of India for students of film making

Initiated and established a Campus Film Club in association with Federation of Film Societies of India for alumni of film making

Screened several international/award winning films followed by discussion as part of the SILC Campus Film Club once a month

Future opportunities in the Media Industry

The Media industry is a skill based industry with a combination of creativity and technology. Patience, time management, pressure handling capacity and creativity are some of the essentials needed by a professional. This field is based on Talent, and the Industry is always in search of the right professional. There is huge requirement from the film and television industry for trained professionals.

We are focusing on creating the talent required for the Film and Television Industry with following courses:

  • Be a Professional Script writer
  • Be a Professional Cinematographer
  • Be a Professional Editor
  • Be a Professional Set Designer
  • Be a professional Music composer and Music coordinator
  • Be a Professional Television Producer
  • Be a Professional Costume Designer
  • Be a Professional Production Designer and Manager
  • Be a Professional Photographer
  • Be a Professional Digital Content Creator
  • Be a Professional Makeup man
  • Be a Professional Event Manager
  • Be a Professional Public Speaker
  • Be a Professional Public Relation Officer
  • Be a Professional Video maker
Internship Opportunities
  • Saam TV
  • Guest lecturers at SILC from the Media background can also give an opportunity to students in their projects/assignments.
  • Production Houses in Pune and Mumbai