Since the pandemic, entertainment has become the main focus of every household. Even during the lockdown, people were able to cope thanks to some amazing pieces delivered by artists around the world. Gunvant Thakor is a known face in the Gujarati film industry as he has been running his production house for a long time now. He has delivered major projects including Tuto Sajan Mara Kadje Korani co-produced with Vikram Thakor, Preet Jhuke Nahi Saath Chhute Nahi, Tu Mari Nai To Koini Nai and Prem Ni Majburi, Nandlala and Jiv Hatheli By Muki Didho Tara Re Bharose, and many Suite .
Gunvat started his career as a small village boy who dreamed of being a big name in the entertainment industry. He was born in Lhor in Mehsana district to a family in financial difficulty. His family wanted to raise him in another city and they soon moved to Thaltej, Ahmedabad. He started his career by finishing his studies and then joined a small business where he walked 12 km every day to get to his place of work. Gunvat’s hard work paid off when he finally opened his first production house under the name Laxmi Studios. Shortly after his son was born, he named it “Jigar Studios”. He has worked with big names including stars like Vikram Thakor in the project named Meldi Mano Madhado and others include Jignesh Kaviraj, Aakash Thakor, Naresh Kanodiya, Hiten Kumar, Hitu Kanodiya, Firoz Irani, Rajdeep Barot and Rakesh Barot among others.
Gunvant Thakor said: “I saw a lot of struggles before I could be here. I learned a lot from my parents because they always inspired me to work hard to get what I deserve. They worked hard so that I reach a point where I can start my professional career, I hope I will continue to work on new projects and give my best as a producer.
Article first published: Thursday, February 17, 2022, 3:30 p.m. [IST]