Ekant Babani

Founder & Creative Director

Ekant began his career in 1998 as an Assistant Director for Ad Films as well as feature films. After a brief stint, he then moved on to directing short films which have been exhibited in the Indian and International Film Festivals. He won ‘The Best Digitally Shot Short Film’ at a prominent indie film festival for one of his short films titled ‘Mudra’.

Ekant has also been a Digital head at Tangerine Digital Entertainment, Creative Director at Phase one Productions, Programming Head at Travel XP and Creative Director at Endemol India.

Having just wrapped his first Hindi feature titled, Famous Pandey, Ekant is gearing up for his next feature.

At Alligator Media Productions he has continued to bring home the accolades by producing short and feature films and exhibiting them at various International Film festivals, besides being Creative Director on all other projects.

Farhan Sayed

Partner & Project Head

Farhan’s passion for films made him quit a successful career in the BPO sector and begin a new stint as second Ad at Admit Two Pvt Ltd , a Mumbai based production house, in early 2000. His distinguished career included services in Ad Films, Short films and corporate Av’s. This further evolved into him handling big budget Tv shows.

Plunging into the digital wave, he then joined Tangerine digital where he serviced New media clients like National Geographic, Entertainment rights, Vringo and Star TV to name a few.

Farhan’s project management experience, which is now more than a decade old, comes in handy at Alligator Media for resource management and meeting client deadlines.

Satya Mahapatra

Partner & Investor

Over 15 years of experience across the advertising & events, media & entertainment, ITES and real estate sectors. Hands on investor, business collaborator and executor. At Alligator Media, Satya collaborates in the capacity of Senior partner and investor on board.

Shreyes Lowlekar

Content Head

Passion for story telling through a visual medium led Shreyes into the Advertising industry and in the year 2008, he started working as an Illustrator and Graphic Designer at Shop Communications, Delhi.

Dribbling his luck into Indian Comic Diaspora, he started his own firm HATTI STUDIOS in 2010, and did projects related to illustrations, vector portraits, comic strips and caricatures.

Soon he collaborated with various production houses like Essel Vision, M.T.V, Bolt Media, One Shot Productions, Media House, Colour Yellow Productions and developed various fiction and non-fiction projects.

He loves writing and his work ranges from children's stories for magazines, jingles for radio, scripts for Ad films, content for YouTube and screenplays for feature films. Shreyes heads all creative content at Alligator Media.

Abhishek Modak


Abhishek started his career as a Camera Assistant to national award winning Cinematographer Mr. Rafey Mahmood in multiple TVC’s as well as on the critically acclaimed film “Ankhon dekhi”. He also worked as a camera operative in the film "Ghayal Returns" with DOP Ravi Yadav.

Post which as an Independent Cinematographer he shot Corporate films, documentaries and TVC’s for clients such as Thyssenkrupp, Pernord Ricard India, RBI as well as a full length feature film titled ‘Avichi’.

Abhishek began his association with Alligator Media by filming a full length feature film called ‘Famous Pandey’, followed by 150 episodes of a cookery show for Tata Sky, a multiple tvcs for Kellogg’s and a 15 episode web series for Hungama Digital.

Ambar Vyas

Post Production Head

Ambar began his career as an Associate Editor at Balaji Telefilms in 2005 and then graduated to being Technical Head at Digital Efx. He then moved on and started putting together professional post production setups for companies like Phase One Productions and Tangerine Digital Entertainment where he was also heading the Post Division.

The sheer drive to break away from routine and do something more creative, he started editing shows like Shaadi 3 Crore Ki, Rahul Ka Swayamvar and Desi Girls for NDTV Imagine as a senior Editor. Ambar then edited 2 full length feature films titled Soundtrack which was directed by Neerav Ghosh and City of dreams. From setting up post-production units to editing TV shows with a 2 day deadline, Ambar in the true sense has been there and done that.

Vishakha Tikekar

Business Manager

The idea of selling an idea Intrigued Vishakha from her learning days. And after completing her management studies she stormed into marketing and sales field; Carefully picking her fields of interest she got a first hand experience in Aviation, Hospitality and Software services. Vishakha invested her time and life into strengthing big IT Firms by boosting their sales. With an outgoing personality she loves interacting with people and never hesitates to start a conversation. In 2017 she took a leap and joined hands with Alligator media as a Business Manager. She helps Alligator to build a strong hold in the market by bringing Business on the table'.

Sushil Handa

Executive Producer

Sushil is an experienced producer of several years repute. Having been Executive producer for most of the Business shows on NDTV Profit, Sushil has handled multi-cam setups and supervised edits for all of them. Some of the shows he worked on are Junoon for NDTV Imagine, IPL Rockstars for Colors, Chak De Bache for 9x and even a Gaming reality show called Fixture for Star Sports.

The best creative scripts need to be complimented with a smooth production schedule to achieve deadlines; and what Sushil brings to Alligator Media is a good mix of production and logistics management experience.

His diverse work experience in both News format and General Entertainment, brings aboard an interesting array of technical knowledge of varied platforms of media and communication.