Vinod has completed his post-graduation with specialization in Acting from FTII, Pune. Prior to this, he had been part of the Kshitij Theatre Repertory Group in New Delhi, where he was part of numerous plays and acting workshops for 3 years.
He has played important roles in films like LSD, 404-Error not found and Shahid. Along with acting, he honed his skills by working as an Associate Casting Director with prominent Directors of the Film Industry including DibakerBannerjee, VikramadityaMotwane, Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., PawanKriplani and GautamMenon. The films to his casting credits include Shanghai, Lootera, shor in the City and Ragini MMS.
Anjali Punjabi has worked as the Line Producer for films like ‘Voices in the sky’ by Farhan Akhtar, ‘Little Zizou’ by Sooni Taraporevala and as Assistant Director for films like ‘Kamasutra’& ‘Monsoon Wedding’ by Mira Nair. She won the Best Director Award at the 50th National Film Awards 2003, in the non-feature section for the film ‘A few things I know about her’. ‘Miranagari’, her film on storytelling and the role of the artist in society woven around multiple narratives of the poet- Saint Mirabai. Funded by IFA (India Foundation for the Arts), won the Best Documentary, in the Mumbai International Film Festival, 2002 and the Special Jury Award at the Kara Film Festival, Karachi 2003.
Other award winning filmmakers she has collaborated with include Sabiha Sumar (who along with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, won the Oscar for the short documentary “Saving Face’), as well as Prashant Bhargava whose fiction and documentary work has been supported by the Sundance Institute.