IRAA Committee 2019

Mr. Anil Chopra

Mr. Anil Chopra - Founder & Chairman of IRAA
Founder of PALM Expo and PALM Conference in 2001; Music Expo (2001); IRAA (2006); Sound & Light Awards (2011); PALM DJ Championship (2011).
He founded India’s first pro audio magazine Playback & Fast Forward in 1986. In its new avtaar the magazine is now called PALMtechnology. He was also Publisher and Editor of Studio Systems (1993) - India’s first pro video and broadcast magazine.

Mr. Promod Chandorkar

Mr. Pramod Chandorkar - Honorary Chairman
Pramod Chandorkar has been working as a Sound Engineer in the music industry from 1995 till date. He has worked on numerous mega-hit albums and films as a Chief Sound Engineer. He is one of the few audio engineers who have excelled in all branches of audio ranging from music recording, live sound, film sound design and studio design and audio education.
Currently other than being the Founder & Director of Soundideaz Academy Pvt. Ltd. a premier institute conducting courses on Sound engineering, he also heads an impressive Audio post-production facility. He is also a FOH Mix engineer and the Head Technical Engineer for Sonu Nigam Live in concert and has been traveling the world for his tour for last 13 years. He has mixed live for several artists like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. He has also received the Zee cine award for best Song recording in 2005 and 3 IRAA & 1 Palm live sound awards too.

Mujeeb Dadarkar

Mujeeb Dadarkar – IRAA Award Director 2019
Mujeeb Dadarkar, Sound Engineer and Co-founder Odble Consultants is a renowned recording engineer and technical consultant to the Audio/ Video industry since 1983. His experience in multiple fields such as Sound Engineering, Studio Design, Computer Hardware, Live Sound Engineering and Systems Integration as an independent consultant has made him a highly recognized name in the Industry. His role as a sound engineer has spanned numerous documentaries, advertising, and feature film projects. In addition to the above, he has extensive Live sound experience for celebrated artists like Ustad Zakir Hussein for whom Dadarkar has assisted as FOH engineer during concert tours like “Masters of Percussion” as well as several other concerts.

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