Leadership Team

Shrikant Bhasi
Chairman – Carnival Group
Wikipedia Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrikant_Bhasi

Mr. Shrikant Bhasi is the founder and Chairman of Carnival Group. He has an experience of over 22 years in the fields of International trade, Marketing, Finance and Administration. He has been associated with a number of large Indian Corporate houses and multinational companies spearheading their global trade growth and structured trade finance divisions.
He laid the foundation of Carnival group by first incorporating Advantage Overseas Pvt. Ltd., an agri-commodity business division of the Group. His affinity in arts and cinemas converted into commercial ventures, the Group established its own production house, a distribution set up as well as Cinema Exhibition through Multiplexes. He also ventured into Event Management to provide wholesome entertainment in the field of music, arts and cinema.
His vast business acumen as well as desire to promote the welfare of budding professionals and artists, has ensured that the creativity and expertise is nurtured and grown through various enterprises.

Mr. Maneesh Kumar Singh

Managing Director

Mr. Maneesh Kumar Singh is an alumnus of Delhi School of Economics and Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. He holds over 18 years of banking experience across reputed organizations such as JP Morgan, ABN Amro and State Bank Group.

Mr. A. C. Dinesh

Director – Finance

Mr. A. C. Dinesh is an Alumnus of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has 18 years of experience across several finance related organizations. He has been a Financial Advisor for over 40 companies at various levels.

Mr. Jijo John


Mr. Jijo John has been instrumental in laying the foundation of the company and its growth. An Agri-trader he has previously handled Agri-assignments with PepsiCo and Ballarpur Industries.

Ms. Vaishali Sarwankar


Ms. Vaishali Sarwankar : An alumnus of NMIMS, one of the only few Indian women to excel in international commodity trading with 16 years of overseas market experience in trade/strategy and finance. Currently leads the international movie & content distribution wing of Carnival.

Mr. P.V. Sunil

Managing Director – Carnival Cinemas

Mr. P. V. Sunil is a specialist in conformity assessment of critical equipment like reactors and critical processes. He has good exposure in the field of oil and gas, power, infrastructure, food and international trade. Currently, he is heading the growing Cinema business of the Group.

Mr. Sasi Kumar K S

Director – Metro Vaartha

Mr. Sasi Kumar heads the entire operations including administration and finance of the company in Kerala. He has vast experience in trade, administration and finance.

Mr. Gagan Sharma


Mr. Gagan Sharma has 17 years of experience in the field of Finance and IT and worked with various companies like NIIT, Wipro and Bunge. He aims at building India’s No. 1 entertainment company through Carnival.

Mr. Sony Ravindranath

Director & CEO – Carnival Foods

Mr. Sony Ravindranath, backed with 17 Years’ experience in Entertainment and Food Industry has immense experience in the field of restaurant administration and management. He heads the Food business of the Group.

Mr. Prasanth Narayanan

Director & CHRO – Carnival Group

Mr. Prasanth Narayanan is one of the founder directors. He has successfully produced 5 feature films (Malayalam & Hindi) and has over two decades of diverse experience in a plethora of fields ranging from Sales, Marketing, Trade Finance and related arenas. He has been awarded with many prestigious awards like CHRO of the Year APAC- 2017 by HRO Today, Most Influential Leaders of HR- 2017, 100 HR LEADERS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE 2017-18. He is frequently invited to top institutions in the country to speak on various topics like leadership and growth strategies. Under his Leadership, Carnival Group is awarded with Maharashtra Best Employer Brand 2018-19 and TISS- LeapVault Chief Learning Officers Award- Best Customer Service Program 2018-19.

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