Amritsar based Visual Artist, Award Winning Animator and Illustrator Pankaj Bhambri graduated as a Communication Designer with a specialization in Animation Film Design  form Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune. The Animated film Nirvair which he created for his degree project earned him the Artistic Excellence Award from Sikhnet, an American Sikh organization.

Nirvair is a 5 min 2D film that Pankaj designed and executed from scratch all on his own. It is about a girl who fights her fears and rises to realise her inner strength.

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As a child Pankaj loved cartoons and was always fascinated to know how the characters moved. At the age of 7 he started drawing and never stopped since then. Motivated by his hunger to learn and explore new techniques Pankaj is always experimenting. His illustrations have been featured in national and international magazines. He has also worked with AGI(Asian Global Impact) UK magazine.

His recent project includes a short animated film Kaur which was made in collaboration with Sikhnet to honour Women’s Day.

Currently Pankaj is more into Commercial Art and his latest upcoming project includes a T-shirt Designs Collection for a Start-up brand called labscraft.

Pankaj recently won a contest held by fox star films for Fan Art poster design contest for the Film Bombay Velvet directed by Anurag Kashyap. Here is the winning poster.


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