Founder of India’s first Scuba Diving school – the Lacadives Diving School in the Lakshadweep islands, Prahlad Kakar an advertising film professional discovered his passion for the deep seas by accident after a nerve wrecking dive in Mauritius. That experience led him on a journey to become a pioneer of recreational scuba diving in India. He has since gone on multiple diving escapades as a certified CMAS Master Level diver to several islands and together with his diving school, Prahlad has trained and certified more than 6000 divers, many of whom have went on to establish their own diving centres.
Prahlad Kakar is also the Advertising Film Director for Prahlad Kakar Film Production, one of India’s oldest and foremost Ad film production houses since its inception in 1977. Prahlad founded his firm in 1977 and virtually invented a genre of television advertising in India in the years that followed. Not without a social conscience, he is also the co-founder member of Reef Watch Marine Conservation, involved in creating Marine Awareness, education, scientific research and documentation.