• PROF, M. S. SWAMINATHAN
  • Renowned Agriculture Scientist
  • Father of Green Revolution in India:

 “ …..His ( Dinesh Lakhanpal)  passion for topics, especially related to agriculture, food and hunger along with environment is praiseworthy and gets evident in his body of work repeatedly. To cite an example, his film on Spiritual Dimensions, of Food, made for United Nations World Food Program, titled Food For All, has been one of the his landmark efforts to highlight the issue of Global Hunger and has been internationally acclaimed for its design, impact and message.”

 

 

  • CHANDI PRASAD BHATT
  • Founder of Chipko Movement, Magsaysay Awardee
  • Internationally Acclaimed Environmentalist

 “ …. As his ( Dinesh Lakhanpal ) canvas of work has been huge, I always look forward to seeing his works. His films are always a pleasure to watch because they are as well researched as they are laboriously shot. He likes to explore his subjects from various angles, never forgetting the human angle and that makes his films hugely watchable.”

 

 

  • PROF, ARUN K GROVER
  • Vice Chancellor, Punjab University 

“ … His (Dinesh Lakhanpal) work has often gone beyond my expectations, sometimes exploring hidden aspects that even I had not thought of. His basic orientation of being a journalist and a creative writer, with science background and having had made even a feature film also had definitely helped him develop unique work ethics.”

 

  • PROF. S. M. CHITRE
  • CHAIRMAN, ACADEMIC BOARD, CBS.
  • A University of Mumbai & Department of Atomic Energy initiative.

 “ … Dinesh’s early training as a journalist and creative writer shows unmistakably through his artistic work and has doubtless, gone a long way in honing his skills in film and documentary productions. His highly commendable commitment and passion for dealing with issues related to agriculture, food production, hunger and environment, indeed , show

through a large body of his work which, I have no doubt, will lead him to a glorious professional career.”

 

 

  • PROF. R. V. HOSUR
  • Director, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE), University of Mumbai

“ … His (Dinesh Lakhanpal) has been exemplary. The film ( made for us) has been extremely successful in introducing CBS to various audiences, which included student community, Government Bureaucrats and academicians alike.”

 

 

  • PROF, (Dr.) P. PUSHPANGADAN
  • Director General & Senior Vice President,  RBEF, Thiruvanthapuram,

“ … His (Dinesh Lakhanpal) knowledge of people and their traditions are marvelous. He exhibited a film on Tribals and their traditional knowledge in the Earth Summit at Johannesburg in 2002, which brought him many laurels. He has been making many such short films of great repute.”