An auteur, film maker, producer and real estate developer, born in the cultural capital of Gujarat, Sharad did his schooling from one of the prestigious schools of the city, Tejas Vidhyalaya. He completed his B. Tech in computer engineering from Nirma University. With an inclination towards movies, Sharad pursued acting from the prestigious Barry John Acting Studio. Being a dynamic individual with excellent team working and communication skills, he successfully hosted and organised the much talked about fashion event, Rajasthan Fashion week. He has been consistent and balanced in the budding of ESSPEE GROUP as a brand. Sharad Patel started his career in Real Estate in his family business (with a legacy of 32 years) with his father and later established it into a brand called ESSPEE GROUP.
A person passionate about movies even though a businessman, he yearns for perfection and accuracy in his work. He is a multitasker bringing a holistic approach towards his work. He doesn’t believe in creating boundaries or constraining himself to a single domain, but encompasses a 360 degree vision.
Sharad came under the spotlight of fame through Rajasthan Fashion Week, becoming the youngest organizer for the fashion event of such large scale at an early age of 24. Rajasthan Fashion Week created enough ripples, covered by Zoom TV in 2012 and Fashion TV in 2013.
Sharad has been passionate about movie making and has been a part of quality cinema. Being an experienced theatre artist and trained performer he was keen on having projects that talk quality and leave an impact on audience.
Taking the initial steps in the industry, SP CINECORP was founded in 2015 by Sharad Patel and thereon has been growing with the number of films and experience. Venturing into other domains of the film industry, it has been actively involved in film production, distribution & release and rights syndication apart from other branches of filmmaking. Chello Divas, Sharad’s first production venture was released in 231 screens worldwide. The movie is rated 8.6 on IMDB (Internet Movie Database), one of the highest ever grade awarded to a Gujarati Film. Chello Divas did a whooping business of 6 crores in the first 10 days and a gross box office collection of 20 crores plus. The movie completed 100 successful days in theatres.
Opting to become a producer and the presenter for 2016’s one of the most controversial movies Buddha in a traffic jam is his first associating with one of the most credible directors, Vivek Agnihotri. Critically acclaimed and well received amongst the audience for true portrayal of the nation’s political situation and its penetration into educational institutions. Further indulging in movie making through his Film Production and Release House, SP CINECORP, Sharad is playing the part of a Presenter and Associate Producer for the Bollywood movie Sweetie Desai Weds NRI.
Furthermore, Sharad Patel will be essaying the role of a Presenter and Releasing Partner for the movie Cash On Delivery, which is slated to release in May 2017. The movie is based on the nexus of crime, politics and corruption and how the unfolding of these arenas stagger the life of a delivery boy.
Adding new skills to his credit, Sharad has been singing soulful melodies and tracks. Listen to his voice in an upcoming Bollywood project.
In November 2016, Sharad became the Presenter for the movie Hardik Abhinandan. A Gujarati Film that revolves around the life of three youngsters and their journey to explore a fast moving and uber life in the cities.