Biography: Alyque Padamsee is a noted theatre personality and ad film maker. During his tenure in the advertising world, Padamsee headed the ad company Lintas. He is also actively involved as an actor and producer in theatre. He played the role of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Sir Richard Attenborough's critically acclaimed film Gandhi. He is a recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, Padma Shree and Rabindranath Tagore RATNA from Sangeet Natak Akademi.