Last 20 years Roopak Gogoi worked in content development and programming of a number of Television Channels in India. Gangs of North East is his first Full length Feature film as a director,
He is a post graduate from Pune University (1996) and directed and produced a number of television shows, before venturing into programming, Ideation and content development for television.
Rupak believes in inclusive content that reflects human rights and social issues.
Born in Assam, north eastern corner of India, In his childhood, he has seen child labours, anti foreigner movement of 80's, army operations to curb separatist movements 90's, and secret killings of 1998-2000.
he wants to use Film as a medium of reflection of his childhood memoirs and communicate the issues of human rights. the impotance of an inclusive society, an world of co existance where there's acceptance of each other's religion, beliefs and faith.
Father’s Name: Pulak Gogoi
As a film director:
You're my Malala (tumi Malala) 2020
GANGS OF NORTH EAST 2017
Jan 2016 to April
PRAG NEWS Guwahati, Assam
Advisor to Programming & Content (Consultant)
Developing new political comedy satire (weekly) series the channel.
TRP analysis and programme planning
Also developing content ideas for Marketing Activation.
July 2014 to May 2015
Focus Hifi Guwahati, Assam
Developing new fiction series which increased TVT of the channel.
Achieving TRP of 128 in May2015 (TAM research) from initial TRP of 30 in July2014
Attained second position in GEC category in Assam by October 2014.
2013 to 2014 April Prag News Guwahati, Assam
Developing new shows
Changing the presentation and packaging
Working in logo change to break out of the old image
Forming promo department
2012–2013 RENGONI TV (GEC) Guwahati, Assam
Head, content & Programming
Developing Launch ideas, Daily soap concepts
Forming the programming team
Planning the FPC.
Planning the promotions
2008–2012 Star Jalsha Kolkata, WB
Promo Producer (Ads, TVC)
Launch promo activity.
Stream lining the promo process
Ideation and production of promos
In charge of Vignettes and TVC
Packaging & presentation of Star Jalsha Awards
2007–2008 NE HiFi.(Youth, music) Guwahati, Assam
Produced the biggest show of North East India, “Voice of Assam”
Three fold increase in revenue as content were market driven
More interactive shows to get connected with viewers as a local channel.
2002–2007 Doordarshan Kendra, Guwahati, Assam
Produced documentary series for Guwahati Doordarshan Kendra.
Produced Fiction series for PPC (North-East), Doordarshan
Produced and directed Fiction for Doordarshan Guwahati
Produced shows for NE TV (news Channel)
1996–2002 ZEE TV Network Mumbai, Maharastra
Promos and programmes for Music Asia
Programme director in Zee Music
Supervising 5 shows for Zee Music
Special valentine programme with Raveena Tandon for Zee Cinema.
EP for Compact Disc (show on Zee Music)
Education 1994–1996 Pune University Pune, Maharastra
M.Sc. in Communication Studies, specialization in Video production
Graduated in Science from Cotton College, Guwahati 1993
Interests Learning about Tribal culture, Story development, travelling,