Sunil Thakkar (b. 1982) is an independent photographer, filmmaker and educator based in Mumbai.

2012-2015: Photo Caddy (founder), an organisation that aimed at providing experiential photography education via workshops, one-on-one mentoring programs and community based initiatives. 

2015-2020: BIND (co-founder), a platform for contemporary photography in India with a public photobook library.

He has worked with a wide range of international and local clients and publications.


Laureate, “Écriture et Formes Émergentes” Grant – SCAM, Paris (2020)


Telegraph, U.K.
Bloomberg Businessweek, USA
New York Times, USA
Le Magazine du Monde, France
Pulse Magazine, France
Home & Design Trends, India
Autocar, India
Hindustan Times, India
Mid-Day, India
Overdrive, India
Times of India


Wellcome Trust, U.K.
Consulate General of Sweden, Mumbai
Northeastern University, USA
Keolis Hyderabad Mass Rapid Transit System Pvt Ltd
Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, India
Microsoft India
24Seven – Godfrey Phillips India Limited
Pheonix Marketcity
Dairy Craft
Green Acres Academy, Mumbai
Jones Lang La Salle
Raheja Universal
Birla Estates
Shapoorji Pallonji
Brookfield Financial
CBRE India
Architect Rajeev Thakker
Architect Nimit Killawala (G7 Architects & Planners)
Standard Chartered Bank
Valley Group U.K.
Studio X Mumbai
NCPA Mumbai
Seventy Event Media Group
India Bike Week
White Collar Hippie
Bokaap Design (formerly known as Designaren)
Headbanger’s Kitchen


AccessAbility (Swedish Institute), The Design Gallery, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India (2016)
AccessAbility (Swedish Institute), L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai, India (2016)
The Bodyguard Lane Album, in “Focus Festival”, Rampart Row Gallery & Art Entrance Gallery, Kala Godha, Mumbai (2017)
If The House (WIP) in “Influences Indiennes”, Beaucouzè, France (2018)
AccessAbility (Swedish Insitute) in Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanism, Kala Godha Arts Festival, Mumbai (2020)

Film Screenings:

Reading Architecture Practice: Mumbai
G5a, Mumbai (2017)
École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, Paris (2017)
Power Station of Art, Shanghai (2017)
Tongji D&I Design Week, Tongji University, Shanghai (2017)
School of Environment & Architecture, Mumbai (2017)
Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai (2017)
JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai (2017)
Jasma Devi Bhavan, Bangalore (2017)
Mindscape Festival, Urban Haat : CBD Belapur (2018)
The Loft Forum, Camp, Pune (2018)
Design Dialogue, Noshir Talhati Auditorium, Academy of Architecture, Mumbai (2018)


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