Gotham Chopra

Co-Founder of Liquid Comics

Gotham is the co-founder of Liquid Comics (formerly Virgin Comics and Virgin Animation), a premiere entertainment company based in New York City and Bangalore India. He is the author of three books, including the comic book Bulletproof Monk for which he also served along with John Woo as Executive Producer on the feature film produced by MGM Studios (2003). Formerly an award winning journalist and documentary film-maker, Gotham reported from countless warzones and has interviewed a wide range of Global leaders – from President Bush to the Dalai Lama. He also served as researcher and lyrical adviser to Michael Jackson on the multi-platinum albums Dangerous and HIStory.

More recently Gotham was integrally involved in the formation of Current TV, co-founded by former Vice-President Al Gore and launched in 20 million homes in August of 2005. Gotham remains a contributor and key advisor to the network as it continues to re-define and democratize the “television experience.” Gotham is also a partner and founder of the K Lounge, a NYC based bar and lounge that replicates the ancient opium dens of 15th century India.

As a founder and partner in Chopra Media, Gotham oversees a wide range of integrated media initiatives including currently developing a daily TV series for his father, celebrated writer and spiritualist Deepak Chopra. He is also currently producing over half a dozen feature films with personalities including John Woo, Guy Ritchie, Nic Cage, Hugh Jackman at the likes of Warner Brothers, Fox New Regency Films, Summit Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment and more. Gotham’s varied experience in journalism, publishing, and entertainment had him identified by Newsweek magazine (March 04) as one of the “most powerful and influential” South Asians worth watching. He lives and dies by box scores related to the Boston Red Sox, Celtics, and New England Patriots. You can read his regular blogs at which he co-founded and thinks is “pretty awesome.”