Guralambir aka Alex Singh is focussed to promote his passion for film and cinema through his work. He moved to Melbourne in 2006 to explore cinematic aspects of west and did a course in Film Production from Monash. In 2007 he became a victim of racial attack and that was the turning point in his life.
Adding feathers to his cap, this year this young and enthusiastic filmmaker has been nominated by the government for two categories on Australia Day. His first Nomination is for the ‘Citizen of the Year” award and his play has been nominated in the ‘Community Group of the year” category.
Avidly creative and cinematic Alex Singh is the founder of Hundal Films Pvt Ltd and has found an innovative way of showing his resentment towards the heinous crimes through his movies. His company, Hundal Films also distributes Punjabi and Bollywood films in Australia.
“The main aim of my company is to provide full entertainment to audience both in India and around the world through films and stage productions”, says Alex.
“I am now more focussed on Bollywood movies and I have written two movies. Presently I am busy in directing those Bollywood movies out of which one is (South Indian) Tollywood movie”.
Alex is also working on his autobiography which he says will expose the bitter truths of the film industry. He is also the recipient of the IEC award for ‘Film and theatre’ in 2013.
His recent play Goddess of Hindustan, played at Northcote Townhall Centre was a huge success . In Adelaide, his show also remained houseful and he was awarded at Adelaide NatakMela 2013.
Goddess of Hindustan play was based on true events and brought awareness and questioned the rising rapes, elderly abuse and increasing acid attacks on girls.
His movie, Maa (The Mother) is first ever Punjabi movie to be screened by ACMI (Australian Centre for Moving Images). Alex used the box office money for to fund poor and needy women.
The movie has been selected for official screening at MIPPF awards in Vancouver. Alex is on the board of directors of an organisation called ACHRH (Australasian Centre for Human Rights and Health) and official member of ADG (Australian Directors Guild); MEEA (Media and Arts Alliance of Australia); and AFI (Australian Film Institute).