Mumbai-based film scholar, curator and historian, Amrit Gangar has written widely on Indian cinema. After presenting his new concept of Cinema of Prayoga at the Experimenta 2005 in Mumbai, he was invited to present it at the Tate Modern, London in 2006. Since then he has curated the Cinema of Prayoga programmes with practicing filmmakers, and presented them at various venues, including Santiniketan, West Bengal. He had been the curator of film programmes for the Kalaghoda Artfest in its initial period. For over two decades, he had headed the Mumbai-based film club Screen Unit and was responsible for a number of curated programmes and publication of books. His writings on cinema have been part of several books and anthologies. His latest book Cinema. Culture. Capital. Context: India was released during the Kolkata Film Festival, 2010.