About the Creative Director

Manish Sachdeva is the founder and creative director of The Puppet Studio. Manish is a Delhi based puppeteer and puppet film-maker, Manish Sachdeva is a trained video puppeteer. He worked as a lead Puppeteer/Muppeteer and voice artist on famous children's puppet series- GALLI GALLI SIM SIM also known as SESAME STREET INDIA on Cartoon Network Channel, Pogo Channel and Doordarshan, since the inception of the show. The Show is Indian Version of famous American series " Sesame Street". He learned the technique and craft of MUPPETRY/PUPPETRY (VIDEO PUPPETRY) from the American master Puppeteer - MARTIN P. ROBINSON. He also trained under famous international puppeteers - Noel mcneal (Bear In The Big Blue House) and Nyanga (Takalani Sesame, South Africa). Manish Played the famous Boombah muppet/puppet character, He also played Keval Khadoosa, a very versatile and grumpy character and array of many different characters throughout his tenure in the series.

Manish has been actively involved in contemporary theatre and television scene in Delhi for over 10 years where he worked with some of the finest Theatre Directors, Television Directors and Producers.