Yash Raj Films’ (YRF) clutter-breaking visual effects division yFX has reason to celebrate as one of its’ founding member, Sherry Bharda, has been invited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to join as a member.
This puts Sherry in an acclaimed group of pioneers in the field of visual effects. As a seasoned VFX expert, Sherry has worked on innumerable films in her career, including visual spectacles like ‘Sultan’, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, ‘Sui Dhaaga-Made in India’, ‘Thugs of Hindostan’, ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ and ‘Bharat’.
Over the course of the past two decades, she has steadily built up an expertise in visual effects and film technology, with many achievements to her credit.
She began her career as CG artist and graphics supervisor at Western Outdoor, a premier post production studio. Here she worked on thousands of commercials and films like ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Mission Kashmir’ and the Oscar nominated ‘Lagaan’.
She also had a stellar run as Creative Supervisor at Tata Elxsi’s Visual Computing Labs for 14 years. As one of the key VFX supervisors, she has to her credit films like ‘Rang De Basanti’, the ‘Dhoom’ franchise, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Taare Zameen Par’, ‘Jodha Akbar’, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, and ‘Neerja’ amongst many others.
Her international visual effects projects include films like ‘The Darkest Hour’, ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ and HBO’s TV show ‘Luck’.
She was also the finaling supervisor on two Disney productions – ‘Roadside Romeo’, India’s first full-length 3D animation feature and ‘Arjun’, a 3D animated feature.
Sherry joined yFX in 2016 as a founding member, and has gone on to do what she does best – delivering stellar VFX.
With a great eye and a solid foundation in the wide gamut of disciplines encompassing this field, she and her team have gone on to receive several top industry awards for their pioneering work.