27-year-old Daniel Popat first studied acting in Austria and London. He worked as an actor in various German productions for cinema and TV, and as an assistant director and reporter for the first Indian Bollywood channel in German free TV (Zee.One). Currently, he studies directing at Filmakademie Ludwigsburg, where he is focusing on
fictional and documentary short films relating to India. As a German with Indian migration background, he grew up with Indian films and speaks German, fluent English, as well as Hindi and Sindhi at native level.