Late Shri RC Dalal - Curator & Co Founder
Late Shri. R.C. Dalal, the Founder & Co Curator of IFFW also served as the Executive Director of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Having been established in 1988, JD Institute of Fashion Technology is today recognized as one of the pioneer and the major design institute in India.
Late Shri. Dalal always had a progressive outlook and had always taken a keen interest in promoting the art, craft and culture of India. Under his vision, JD Institute was a part of the Bollywood Festival Norway as the Fashion Partner to the event. He was also awarded at the event for his contribution to Indian cinema for giving some of the renowned designers like Rocky S, Shane and Falguni, Reza and Jaswinder Gardner to name a few to Indian cinema. He also directed the fashion and costume department at the 4th Delhi International Film Festival to be held in New Delhi , India.
He had cultivated a symbiotic relationship with the National and International design fraternity. He was honorary spokesperson at CWEI, speaking about women entrepreneurship, small scale industries, and artists below poverty line all over India. His humanitarian concern is channelized through various CSR Activities.
Even with 30 centers all over India, Late Shri. Dalal was a teacher at heart and never left an opportunity to be with new talents and to encourage them to create and innovate.
Late Shri. Dalal had been an integral part of some of the well known Film Festivals of the world and was the Co-Curator of IFF Russia and IFF Vietnam.