Founder/Executive Producer, Little Lamb Films
Monalisa Mukherji, as a recent graduate of the Xavier Institute of Communication, kicked off her career at Equinox Films, assisting Sumantra Ghosal and Ram Madhvani, wherein she later became the first ever woman-producer at the company. She worked on a multitude of television commercials before she branched out as a freelance casting director and production designer, in 2002.
In 2007, Monalisa co-founded Little Lamb Films with husband Bauddhayan and ever since has been the pivot of the boutique production house. She has worked on commercials that have won at Cannes, One Show, LIA, Spikes, Effies, Kyoorius, Olive Crown amongst others. Apart from her involvement in production design and writing jingles for commercials, Monalisa has also been the producer and production designer of three of Little Lamb’s feature films viz. Teenkahon (2014), The Violin Player (2016) and the yet to release The Cloud & The Man (2021).
Monalisa, who has been in the jury of the National Film Awards 2019, has also written and directed the award-winning documentary short Kiske Liye (2018) and is currently scripting her debut feature film.
A published poet, a trained clinical hypnotherapist and a solo traveller, Monalisa lives in Mumbai with husband Bauddhayan and daughter Aarsha.