Weekend Unwind with: Locomotive Global Media business affairs head Kanupriya A Iyer

Mumbai: With another weekend upon us, it is time to unwind with the latest Q&A edition of Indiantelevision.com’s Weekend Unwind—a series of informal chats that peek into the minds of corporate executives through a fun lens in an attempt to get to know the person behind the title a little better.

In this week’s session, we have Locomotive Global Media's business affairs head and senior producer Kanupriya A. Iyer.

As head of business affairs and senior producer, Kanupriya works closely with co-founder and principal Sunder Aaron to lead Locomotive Global Media’s film division as well as oversee all business operations. Iyer is responsible for driving the company’s growth through all aspects of content development and production required to scale up the company’s position and meet its objective to become the leading content production company in India.

With an experience of 12 years in the Indian entertainment industry, both as a management executive and producer, Kanupriya combines her sharp business acumen with a belief that the world can be changed, one film at a time. Her in-depth expertise in content and business development makes Kanupriya a key asset for Locomotive Global Media.

So, without further ado, here it goes…

    Your mantra for life

Very little is needed to make a happy life; everything else is a bonus.

    A book you are currently reading / plan to read

I am rereading "Caste" by Isabel Wilkerson.

    Your fitness mantra, especially during the pandemic

I believe yoga is best for both body and mind.

    Your comfort food

Anything warm and vegetarian served in a bowl.

    When the chips are down, a quote or philosophy that keeps you going.

It won’t matter in five years.

    Your guilty pleasure

Big tub of popcorn and a cheesy Bollywood film.

    When was the last time you tried something new?

 I tried artificial nails yesterday :)

    A life lesson you learnt the hard way

Every story has multiple perspectives; yours is one of them.

    What gets you excited about life?

I acknowledge my privilege to be able to make choices every day that shape my future.

    What’s on top of your bucket list?

Northern lights in all their glory.

    If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Don’t waste time impressing people; just have fun.

    One thing you would most like to change about the world

 Living life like a checklist with complete disregard to nature.

    An activity that keeps you motivated or charged during tough times

I love reading and playing video games.

    What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?

Cooking a multi-course meal for the family.

    Your go-to stress buster

 Binge watching tele-shopping ads.

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