Sindhuja Rajamaran, who is the daughter of a cartoonist based in Chennai, became the CEO of an animation company in Chennai. Seppan Entertainment (Pvt.) Ltd. is in the hands of the 14-year old talented Indian girl who has came a long way in very less time. Check out this rediff news.
About five years back, she decided to take a break from studies, and was introduced to the world of animation by her father, and became enamoured by the new-age advanced art. The virtual 3D world appealed to her more and that is what has brought her so far. Sindhuja first did an animation project for school work at the age of 11, when she was in class VIth.
The project was about animals and saving their natural habitat titled “Do Not Disturb Animals”. It didn’t take long for her interest to become her passion and the little girl is now an animator, and of course, the chief execuitive officer of her company. She has learnt animation professionally.
Seppan, is run by 10 employees, and Sindhuja is the only person who is paid lesser than other people. This is so because Sindhuja doesn’t have the qualifications on the basis of which remuneration is decided in companies. The company has different departments for commercial arts and they specialize in developing designs in 2D and 3D animation, interior designing, concept based sketching, website designing, caricatures designing, and printing.
Currently, the country’s youngest CEO has 3 projects to work on. They are Virtual street, first planet and garbo.in.
Sindhuja has a long list of achievements. A prodigy, she is the youngest digital caricaturist awarded and certified by Corel Corporation India approved by NASSCOM Animation and Gaming Conclave 2010.
Sindhuja attempted a world record too. She tried setting up a Guinness world record for making the fastest animated movie called Exnora on 10th of October 2010. The results for the record are awaited for her 3-minute movie, which is she made in 10 hours.[source: merinews]